Jeremy Rossmann is the cofounder of Make School. Make School is a college for computer science headquartered in San Francisco. Make School students don’t pay until they have a job after graduation. They were part of YC’s Winter 2012 batch.
You can find MakeSchool on Twitter @MakeSchool.
The YC Podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
Y Combinator invests a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200), twice a year.
Learn more about YC and apply for funding here: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/
00:05 - What is Make School?
00:45 - How is their intensive track different than a traditional college course load?
1:55 - How are their students differentiated from students educated in a traditional CS program?
2:45 - Interacting with the parents of Make School students
7:45 - William Triska asks - What are some ways to encourage greater independence and autodidactic behavior in students pursuing technical skills and knowledge?
9:35 - The autodidact myth
15:30 - Two stakeholders making purchasing decisions: potential students and parents
19:40 - The education landscape 20 years from now
23:30 - Education stacking
24:35 - Vikram Malhotra asks - When are we going to do away with degrees?
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