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How to prevent your student from going on a College Major Shopping Spree

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Reliable statistics indicate the average number of times a college student will change majors is six times! This is not surprising, because there are over 1,800 majors offered in the US.  A New York Times article reported that 350 majors … Continue reading

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Renewing our respect for the Dirty Jobs that build civilizations and are realistic careers for young people

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As the hype of higher education is slowly losing its glossy appearance and being replaced by gritty educational shoppers who are truly asking themselves if a certain academic degree is worth going into massive debt, there is an even more … Continue reading

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Why most young adults are floundering on their parents’ couch even though higher education and technical training options have exploded

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It is tragically ironic that while online educational options have become voluminously  diversified, people in their 20’s are still struggling to find economically stable, meaningful careers. In fact, every day news headlines reveal there is an epidemic of unfulfilled young … Continue reading

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Why college is not THE way for your child to find a career; high paying trade jobs sit empty as a bachelor’s degree loses its value

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Penetrating NPR podcast you can listen to here: High Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up for University. There is an unfortunate mythology that the only way for your kid to make a living is after … Continue reading

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How to prevent your adolescent from being injured by the runaway college tuition train

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Over the last year I personally have seen over 10 articles from respectable news outlets all converging on one fact: college tuition is unbearably high.  One example from realclearpolitics.com was called “College is the Holy Grail but should everyone go?” … Continue reading

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