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Options after High School

Jun 7, 2008
High school is over and all your friends already made plans to attend a college or a university. Summer is fun, but what will you do when it is over? Do not let the years start to slip by without a career plan.

What is done is done, do not keep kicking yourself. There is still time to make a decision and start a career plan. That may or may not include going to a more traditional college or university. Here are a few options you may wish to think about.

Joining The Military - This is an option that is taking up by a lot of people. This option will give you the opportunity to learn a career and possible earn money to go to college later in life.

Community College - Even if you missed the boat on getting accepted into a four year University or College you may still be able to sign up for community college classes.

Career Schools - Many career choices do not require a four year degree. Training for these types of careers can usually be done at a career school and you may be able to begin immediately.

Apprenticeship - Becoming an Apprentice is an option for some careers. This type of training is more commonly found in skilled craft positions.

If you just graduated or will be graduating from high school but you missed the boat on applying to a traditional college you do still have options. Maybe a traditional college is not for you and that is OK. You still have options buy you should act quickly so as not to let another year pass.
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Getting career training from a trade school close to home is most likely ideal. Several options such as business administration schools are available and can be finished relatively quickly.
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