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(Infographic) Can You Be Successful Without Getting a College Degree?

A look at the value of higher education

Some of the biggest entrepreneurial success stories -- Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates -- all have a moment when the aspiring business leader decides to forgo degrees from prestigious institutions of higher learning in favor of attempting to get their company ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 26, 2019 12:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Save for Your Child's College Fund With Php10,000

It will cost half a million pesos a year to send your toddler to college

Education is said to be the greatest legacy parents can leave to their children, and the knowledge one gains from it is a gift no one can take away. It is why we put so much value in education and invest so much ...

by Lei Sison for  | March 18, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Hate Being Late for Class? PH’s First Online Senior High Program Lets You Study at Your Own Pace

AMA Online Education offers programs covering 3 academic strands for those planning to go to college

AMA Online Education (AMA OEd), the digital arm of IT education firm AMA University, recently launched the country’s first full online senior high school program, allowing senior high students to take all of their classes online.Through the program, senior high students can ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 08, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

Top Executives’ Grad Schools: Men Are From AIM, Women From UP, DLSU

Only a handful of female directors in the biggest listed PH went to graduate school

There is a big difference between the number of female and male executives in the board of directors of the country’s 25 most valuable listed firms.A close look at the composition of directors of the 25 biggest companies by market capitalization as ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 16, 2017 01:00:00
News and Events

How Many of Your School’s Graduates Occupy Top Corporate Posts?

Only about 2.2% of the largest schools’ alumni become top executives, data say

Not everyone can be the company boss. By definition, there’s only one chief executive officer for each corporation.Though many college graduates who seek corporate employment dream of being the boss someday, most also accept that only a few in their batch will ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 09, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Guess Which State University Spends Almost Php180,000 Per Student a Year?

Another government school's average cost is less than Php9,000 a student

President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to sign the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act last Thursday, August 3, over the objections of his economic managers, have put the spotlight on state universities and colleges (SUCs) which will bear the main responsibility for ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 04, 2017 02:00:00
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9 Tips for Starting Your Business While Still in College

When your dorm is your office, budgeting your time is your best business asset

As many entrepreneurs know, dedicating time and energy to a business venture is a job all its own. It takes willpower to start a business at any age, but starting your first enterprise while still in school is especially challenging.Yet, some of ...

by Jake Croman  | July 24, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

Which Schools Produce the Highest-Paid Employees According to JobStreet Data?

While there’s variation depending on position, the top ranking schools are fairly consistent

While it’s usual to ask a work colleague or even a casual acquaintance what school they graduated from, it’s never polite to ask them how much their salary is. But it’s one of the things we’ve thought about at one point or another: ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 18, 2017 10:00:00
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Do Your Kids Really Need College?

What's important is to help them figure out what they love and encourage them to pursue it

High school kids ended the school year thinking about college, and perhaps some college kids are wondering whether to return. Here’s a revolutionary idea: maybe not.I’m not against college. My husband and I both have advanced degrees, one of our kids graduated and one ...

by Margot Machol Bisnow  | July 12, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

Who are the Highest-Paid Presidents of State Universities and Colleges?

Almost half of college students study in schools funded by the national government

State universities and colleges (SUCs)—higher education institutions funded by the national government—play an outsized role in the schooling of college students in the Philippines.Though the country’s 114 SUCs make up only six percent of over 1,700 higher education institutions, they account for ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 10, 2017 10:00:00
News and Events

Who are the Philippines’ Richest School Owners?

8 Filipinos in Forbes magazine’s rich list since 2005 have diversified into higher education

It was 16 years ago when most of the country’s richest tycoons, as ranked by Forbes magazine, bought or set up private colleges and universities. This came after they built huge fortunes in property, banking, manufacturing and other industries.Many of them are ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 01, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Should You Go to College If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship requires continuous learning, regardless if it results in a diploma

There is no direct path to entrepreneurship. If you want to be a doctor, you study pre-med, go to med school, get a residency and then, become a full-fledged doctor. There are fairly clear steps to climbing corporate ladders, as well. However, ...

by Carol Roth  | February 10, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

8 great ways to make money without a degree

You don't need a degree or even much training to make money and pave your way to success.

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, only 46% of college students actually finish their degrees. Research also shows that college graduates ages 25 to 32 earn $17,500 more annually than their non-degree-holding counterparts. But, given the crushing cost of education and a ...

by Sujan Patel  | April 06, 2016 09:00:00