Why Are US Colleges 1000% More Expensive Than International Ones?

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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Overly Costly of Admission to US Colleges
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US colleges, in comparison to world-class international universities,  are 1000% more expensive, take twice as long to graduate, and require years of classes that have no relevance to a student’s career. Has the global pandemic finally opened students’ eyes to a world of online smarter alternatives?

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New Study: 38% Percent of Students Underestimate the Cost of College

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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The Latest Study in Higher Education:

    • We are all too familiar with the college cost crisis. Average 4-year degrees (that actually take 5.5 years) cost $120,000 or to put it another way, are 1000% higher than the world’s leading higher education system, the UK.

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College Grads: Can They Find Jobs in the Current Economy?

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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College Graduates and the Job Market:

      • The global pandemic has made the already difficult task of securing graduate employment even harder. Many sectors such as hospitality, tourism, and leisure have seen jobs all but disappear.

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Are Elite Colleges Worth the Admission’s High Ticket Price?

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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Affordable, Accessible, and Relevant University Degrees: 

Elite colleges often have even more elite Mission Statements that often are at odds with reality. For example, according to their published mission statements, “Yale is committed to improving the world today and for future generations.” “The central mission of the University of Southern California (USC) is the development of human beings and society as a whole.”

These are inspiring words, and one will find similar sentiment at almost any elite university. But are elite institutions really focussed on improving “society as a whole,” at a price tag exceeding a quarter of a million dollars per student? Or are they in fact a highly exclusive destination for the ultra-wealthy?

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The US College System Is Broken. How One California School Is Disrupting Higher Education

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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Affordable, Accessible, and Relevant University Degrees:

    • Three-Quarters of all US job postings require a bachelor’s degree. According to a recent Washington Post article on July 20, 2021, only one-third of the population has a degree. The math doesn’t add up.
    • Of students who go to college, 68% don’t graduate in four years. Half don’t graduate at all.

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Back to School: The Disconnect Between College and Career Paths

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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Reimagining the College System:

As our nation’s youth head back to college or begin their college pursuits the pandemic has called into question our traditional ways of obtaining degrees and building careers for the long haul. An interesting article from the NY Times sparked reaction from Mat Jacobson, a thought leader and a global leader in disrupting the higher education model. Is there a better, smarter way?

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How COVID Is Reimagining the College System

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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COVID and the Broken College System:

 1. Online learning has been readily growing for the past two decades, but the pandemic has forced the entire system to rapidly adopt a seismic shift towards digital learning. College is failing students with less than half graduating, and those that do graduate can’t get the highly sought-after jobs they want.

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Recent Study: Students Perceive Higher Education as Less Valuable

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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    • The pandemic has caused major upheavals across the country, as most institutions had to switch their educational operations to virtual ones.
    • Though the health crisis is being managed and controlled more with the increase in distribution and vaccination, a full economic recovery is slow and its negative effects are still being seen in the higher education arena.

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The US College System Is Broken. How One California School Is Disrupting Higher Education, by Partnering With Universities Outside of the US

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

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the Current State of Our Higher Education System:

    • Three-Quarters of all US job postings require a bachelor’s degree. According to the Washing Post article July 20, 2021, but only one-third of the population has a degree. The math doesn’t add up.

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College Admissions are Focussed on the Wrong Things, and Failing Students

Available for Interviews: Mat Jacobson

Mat Jacobson is the Founder & CEO of the Ducere Global Business School, and as a thought leader on innovation within education, is creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and has appeared in articles including Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart, and Business Builders.

What Mat Jacobson can say in an interview on How an American-British collaboration is providing a unique solution for higher education:

    • There is a strange concept in higher education that seems at odds with the purpose and mission of most institutions.

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