Match Beyond, launched in late 2013, offers accelerated degree programs through a pioneering approach that combines online education—provided by a partner, Southern New Hampshire University—with intensive coaching and support, including job-placement counseling.
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Match Beyond, which combines the low-cost flexibility of an online education with the one-on-one tutoring approach ... could better serve students, move the needle on college completion rates, and give many more people a route to the middle class.
Although the online, competency-based providers are offering attractive, low-cost options, many don’t have the supports in place to do whatever it takes for students who, for any number of reasons, have traditionally struggled with school. That’s what makes the launch of Match Beyond so intriguing.
Match Beyond is demonstrating that when you add focused support to a flexible and affordable degree program, the results are very promising. Match Beyond, and programs like it, could lead to dramatic improvement in degree attainment among young adults.
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For 30 years, uAspire has been helping low-income students to enroll in college; we have made traditional colleges work for tens of thousands of students, but many students simply cannot access these institutions. Match Beyond is the most promising new innovation in the field in decades. Match Beyond offers a novel and compelling alternative for students requiring flexibility, low-cost, and support to overcome personal barriers.
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Online competency-based education is the key to filling in the skills gaps in the workforce ... A new world of learning lies ahead. Time to pay attention.
With improvements in education technology and our greater understanding of how to identify and respond to individual learning needs, the strategic moment is here to take personalized learning in post-secondary education settings to the next level.
"Match Beyond is what college is supposed to be." – Rondel, Match Beyond Student
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"Match Beyond offers a novel and compelling alternative for students requiring flexibility, low-cost, and support." – Bob Giannino
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