The founder of a college startup more exclusive that Harvard or Stanford says traditional applications don’t measure anything but wealth
|05/12/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Minerva Schools, a college startup based in San Francisco, California, believes that the traditional model for college is failing students.
Based on application numbers for the Minerva Class of 2021, it seems that there may be tens of thousands of students that agree.
In just its fourth year accepting applications, the unconventional college received 20,427, admitting 385 students. That acceptance rate, at 1.9%, is far lower than at any schools in the Ivy League or Stanford.
However, the startup doesn’t aim to be another elite private school. Its model vastly differs from four years of school in the prestigious Ivy League. read more >>>