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Lambda School is Silicon Valley’s big bet on reinventing education and making student debt obsolete. But students say it’s a ‘cult’ and they would have been better off learning on their own.

Austen Allred

  • Some of Silicon Valley’s best and brightest believe that Lambda School is a new model for vocational education that could make student debt obsolete.
  • The big innovation: Rather than paying up-front for tuition to its 9-month coding bootcamp program, Lambda School asks most students to sign income sharing agreements — where they pay a portion of their salary for the first two years after getting a job that pays $50,000 or more.
  • However, we spoke to former and current Lambda School student, who say that it falls short of that promise, with under-qualified instructors and an incomplete curriculum that requires read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com