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Colleges outsource students for company projects, and outsource spaces for restaurants & healthcare.

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Who is the target audience for your idea and how does it reimagine the cost of college?

Colleges themselves, utilizes their diverse student population and their spaces.
  • outsource restaurants to receive rent and cut food costs
  • outsource health to receive rent and cut health & staff costs
  • design projects for students that help companies in return for money
  • use students to run cafeterias 

What early, lightweight experiment can you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

Local bagel place getting student workers and paying a percentage to the school.

This idea emerged from

  • A student collaboration


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Hi Viviana! Alex here from Path to Pitching, good start! This is an interesting idea that addresses a problem identified by universities. I recommend checking out our Human Centered Milestones to help you develop your idea further:

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Hi Viviana, interesting post! Any chance you could find an image to go along with it? Images help grab attention and tell a story with higher impact. You should be able to use the Edit Contribution button on the top of your post and follow the instructions to add images from there. Looking forward to seeing more of your inspiring insights on OpenIDEO.