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Is It Time to Ditch 4 Years of Costly College for Apprenticeships?

Though I am proud to have a college degree, I recognized that today a college education is not what it used to be. Our system of higher education is unsustainable and broken: Tuition has soared 1,100%–five times the Consumer Price Index. Increasingly, students graduate from college with huge student loan debt, and they can’t find a good paying job that enables them to pay off their “non-dischargeable” student loans. (The Clintons supported the bankers in making student loans non-dischargeable in bankruptcy, which means that even if you claim bankruptcy, you still have to pay student loans).

It’s time to think outside the conventional box to create prosperity. It is becoming increasingly important to open our minds to new ways of learning and creating prosperity. In this post, the author presents one solution. I think there can be variations of his idea of traditional apprenticeships–such as online apprenticeships to learn how to create money online.

Think expansively. Trust that there is always a solution to every challenge, and open your mind to the possibilities!

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