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Alternatives to College

Rethinking the Promise of a College Degree

Blake Boles | Posted 10.20.2012 | College
Blake Boles

A statistical average provides meaningful information about a population, but not an individual. Just because many people find financial security through college doesn't mean you must also.

What Do You MEAN You're Not Going To College?

Karin Kasdin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

A large number of our young people are wasting valuable time and money in college when they could be learning a trade, working as apprentices, becoming entrepreneurs, or working in community service.

Can't Afford College? Consider These 5 Alternative Paths to Your Career

Amanda Krauss | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Amanda Krauss

Now that I'm in the tech sector, I work with plenty of successful people who don't have degrees at all. So let me save you the time -- up to four years -- and tell you what I've learned outside the classroom.