WSJ Outlining How Government and Universities Add to Student Debt Problems

DKI has written extensively about the need for college students to consider cost, debt, and return on investment for their education. Another fantastic piece in today’s WSJ talking about how government intervention has helped create an unsustainable debt burden for students and parents. They correctly place proper blame on universities as well. https://wsj.com/articles/college-university-student-debt-parent-grad-plus-loans-congress-school-borrowing-11638930489?mod=djemwhatsnews…

Deep Knowledge Investing Interviewed at Invested.dk Conference

We’d like to thank the team at Invested.dk for hosting us at their World’s Best Stock Traders investment conference. Link to the conference here:  https://www.invested.dk/bedsteaktier Link to the interview here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIvyeFkMXSc In particular, we’d like to thank Christian Kongsted for a great interview, Erik Bork for organizing, and the highly-engaged audience who asked the right … Read more

WSJ – Some Professional Degrees Leave Students With High Debt but Without High Salaries

DKI has written extensively about the need for college students to consider cost, debt, and return on investment for their education. Great piece in today’s WSJ talking about the debt burden on some students, how that creates under-served communities, and eventually creates a burden on the taxpayer:  https://www.wsj.com/articles/some-professional-degrees-leave-students-with-high-debt-but-without-high-salaries-11638354602?mod=djem10point  

Yet again, universities overcharge students for low-value degrees

Great article in today’s WSJ highlighting USC’s tactic of heavily marketing a $115,000 online degree with low post-graduate salaries. 1) One reason we favor $COUR is they are driving costs down for students including online degree students. 2) Students should start to consider return on investment before entering a program. Cost, degree, school, and salary … Read more

Deep Knowledge Investing Interviewed on Class Futures Podcast

I’d like to thank Jonathan Lloyd for having me on his podcast to discuss online education. Great conversation about Coursera, 2U, and the future of educational opportunities. Please feel free to check it out here: https://lnkd.in/gicGApWB #education#podcast#onlineeducation#onlineeducationplatform $COUR $TWOU

The Depth Report – Online Education – The Institutional Problem

Robert Scott, the President Emeritus of Adelphi University published an article linking to our work where he claimed that tuition costs, poor return on investment, and student debt are not valid concerns for students considering online vs on-campus study. This is a topic that deserves national discussion and debate. In an extensively researched piece, we … Read more

Finding the Next Amazon in Ed Tech

Higher education in the U.S. is in crisis. The average American college student leaves university with burdensome debt loads and much doubt about securing a successful career. Gary Brode, founder of Deep Knowledge Investing, returns to Real Vision to argue that the solution to this problem is online education. Brode tells Real Vision’s Jack Farley … Read more