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Better Together

How might we create and incentivize unique collaborations among different key players that reimagine the cost of college, especially for first-generation college-goers?

How might businesses, states, nonprofits, philanthropists, universities, students and others work together toward innovative solutions? Part of this Mission may be identifying the cost to educate students, and exploring creative solutions to finance administrative costs rather than passing them on to students.

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Similar to the Energy Star badge program for efficient appliances, Tuition Heroes rewards higher education institutions for tuition control.

Similar to the Energy Star badge program for efficient appliances, Tuition Heroes rewards higher education institutions for tuition control.

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UnBroke creates a new marketplace benefiting both colleges and students by facilitating tuition negotiation.

UnBroke creates a new marketplace benefiting both colleges and students by facilitating tuition negotiation.

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Local and State government participate in paying for students interested in professions in short supply that are  crucial for economic devel

Local and State government participate in paying for students interested in professions in short supply that are crucial for economic devel

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