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Silicon Valley investors embrace a new vision of college

July 15, 2017View for printing

Make School, a for-profit startup in this city's South of Market district, is one of the most unusual schools in the country: It lets students enroll in classes for free if they agree to pay later after they land a job.

The goal at Make School is not getting good grades. It's putting together a portfolio of practical work capable of impressing Silicon Valley companies like Google and Facebook -- and prompting them to make lucrative job offers.

By EMILY DERUY | | Bay Area News Group

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