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October 24, 2016
BizEd Magazine
Global and Campus Free

How a “no-campus” model that prioritizes fieldwork and experiential learning over coursework could turn higher education inside-out.

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August 31, 2016
Fast Company
Can Startup College Minerva Reinvent the Ivy League Model for the Digital Age?

At Minerva, there are no tests. The first year of four years of studies is about learning critical thinking. Students live together on campus, but all classes are taught via online video platforms so professors and students don’t need to be in the same physical location.

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August 17, 2016
The Australian
Tech Entrepreneur Ben Nelson Heralds Last Hurrah for Uni Lecture

Founder Ben Nelson details the value of Minerva in today’s developing technological sector. He states that Minerva is structured around true-life application and preparing students for jobs in the real world. This is all structured around a university format devoid of lectures, which allow for greater retention of concepts, and a format providing educational materials at a reasonable price, illustrating how information in the digital age is available at our fingertips.

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July 27, 2016
The Times of India
Varsity Education Startup Minerva to Start Bengaluru Facility

Without fancy infrastructures, Minerva has been able to keep its cost at minimal $30,000 and promises to give an Ivy League quality education. The students of this travelling global university will be staying in Bangalore for six months of their undergraduate. 

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April 14, 2016
FOX Business Network
The Affordable College Most Valedictorians Can't Get Into
Minerva is an extremely competitive school to gain acceptance into. This is due to the fact that admissions requirements search for something more than looking good on paper, but rather the capacity to make an influence in the world. Features that distinguish Minerva from other major universities are described.


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