A Groupon for College Courses Actually Makes a Lot of Sense

Today Groupon's running a deal you don't see every day: A 57 percent discount on a National Louis University course. Not so surprisingly, the unconventional coupon has elicited some mockery. "The reality is... look how happy that girl in the picture is. Buy now! Think of what a great story you'll have to tell your students at your failing school one day: 'Your teacher comes from Groupon,'" writes Gawker's Hamilton Nolan. Ok, so a coupon for college is a bit silly, and maybe tacky, but in this case it actually makes sense for the college and its students. .

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