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    Grants to drop out of college

    "[Peter] Thiel is starting a new initiative that will offer grants of up to $100,000 for kids to drop out of school."

    The goal is to get college students to work in business start-ups rather than waste time in college accumulating debt.

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    Peter Thiel Has New Initiative To Pay Kids To “Stop Out Of School”


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    Re: Grants to drop out of college

    Taking the grant money and paying for kids to get an education isn't an option?



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    Re: Grants to drop out of college

    Well, it may work just fine for some folks; after all, it resembles the old apprenticeship model of days gone by. Once upon a time, you could still get to be a lawyer that way--maybe you still can in some states.



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    Re: Grants to drop out of college

    Quote Originally Posted by Kitkat View Post
    Well, it may work just fine for some folks; after all, it resembles the old apprenticeship model of days gone by. Once upon a time, you could still get to be a lawyer that way--maybe you still can in some states.
    I believe California is one of those states; there is no requirement that you have a college degree but you must pass the bar exam in CA.


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