A new challenge from frog, MTV, the College Board, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation asks students to find the most innovative technology to help alleviate the financial burden of college.

A new challenge from frog, MTV, the College Board, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation asks students to find the most innovative technology to help alleviate the financial burden of college.

Most students realize that to find meaningful jobs or pursue their own entrepreneurial passions they’ll have to get a college degree. In a recent report from Georgetown University, economists project that over 60 percent of jobs in 2018 will require some education or training beyond high school. Yet, entering college today is more difficult than it’s ever been. The pressure of filling out applications, taking entry exams, and actually deciding which college is the best fit for you is enough to trigger an early life crisis. But for many that’s not the biggest concern; it’s money. Paying for college is perhaps the largest obstacle facing prospective freshmen.

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