College is Not for Everyone
Let’s face it, if neither English nor math nor science were subjects you liked and if high school was a struggle for you and it wasn’t because you didn’t apply yourself, then just maybe college is not for you. However, fear not, to borrow a phrase from an old friend of mine “That don’t make you a bad man” (English wasn’t his best subject) you do have some alternatives…Read the full article
Technical Colleges: Applied Learning towards a Career
A traditional four year university is not necessarily the right choice for all high school graduates. The cost of a major university, private or state, has soared in recent decades and is out of the reach of many potential college aspirants. If a student opts for financial aid, they will graduate with a crippling debt that they will be repaying for years to come…Read the full article
Next Step After High School? Some Alternatives to College
As a college professor, I see the drive for most students to complete a college education. I’m not sure how many would be in college if not for the pressure and expectations from family members, and while that is good for some students, others obviously might be better off pursuing options other than college. The reality is that college is not for everyone — nor is it truly needed for everyone — and forcing teens to attend college only to have them flunk out is doing a disservice to them…Read the entire article
4-year Colleges vs. Technical Schools: Your Choice
College is not for everyone, but that does not mean you shouldn’t pursue some sort of higher education or job training. When you think about your future, what do you envision? Are you doing something you love, or are you just working for a paycheck? If you are one of the many who is trying to make a decision about where to spend your money and invest your future, read on. This article provides a comparison of 4 year colleges and technical schools. Which one is right for you?…Full Article
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