But What If I Don't Want to Go to College?
A Guide to Success Through Alternative EducationBook - 2006
How to achieve career success without a college degree? A four-year college is not for everyone, but what options do high school graduates have without a degree? ""But What If I Don't Want to Go to College? Third Edition"" provides concrete, step-by-step information for students who wish to pursue alternative career avenues or educational opportunities after high school graduation. It examines careers in 16 industry categories and describes the skills and experiences required for each. It also offers guidance for self-assessment, determining what essential employment skills readers already possess, and choosing the right career path. Updates include: employment statistics; a table of industries expected to have the largest number of jobs in the future; fastest-growing jobs and training required for each professional field; current statistics on average earnings by education level; distance learning; salary and job statistics by industry; and where to look for jobs and how to get hired.
Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, c2006
Edition: 3rd ed
Characteristics: ix, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm