All of the knowledge being imparted in college classrooms is available 100% on a computer connected to the internet from your living room or bedroom. Video conferencing is widely available.
There is an education model out there that can leverage this approach for a fraction of the cost of traditional college. Not ideal or the best, but hey, this can be made available for free.
College education is supposed to be education, not an “experience”. Informal meet-ups similar to the upcoming
LRC meetup in NYC are still an option.
The costs of the traditional college model have to be brought under control. That there is the malignant tumor. Otherwise we are just feeding the beast, just changing the pockets from the the money is coming.