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Here's What Happened To Those Genius College Dropouts

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.23.2012 | Small Business

Last Fall, Facebook investor Peter Thiel gave 24 young adults $100,000 each to drop out of college. The Silicon Valley billionaire did so in part t...

Thiel's Dropout Deal Misses the Point

Andrew P. Kelly | Posted 07.27.2011 | College
Andrew P. Kelly

A four-year degree program is certainly not a good a fit for everyone, and we clearly need a broader array of high-quality postsecondary options. Unfortunately, Thiel's provocative brainchild does nothing to inform this debate.