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Elite schools aren't getting any cheaper, and college tuition seems to be rising faster than a lot of other goods (though the net price may not be). So what are aspiring university students to do? Here are just a few interesting links on the future of education. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.

Filed Under: college, credentialing, education, expertise, khan academy, microcredentials, schools, tuition, universities


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    Anonymous Coward, 11 Dec 2012 @ 5:50pm

    In Australia students don't pay any tuition up front. A slice of any wage they earn in Australia after they graduate is garnished until their total tuition bill is paid.

    On the positive side it means university isn't just for the wealthy or well-off.
    On the negative side, until the 1980s university was 100% free....

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    Anonymous Coward, 11 Dec 2012 @ 7:26pm

    "So what are aspiring university students to do? "

    Borrow money if you have to from your parents

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