Seven Reasons Skilled Trades May Be the Best Path for Your Teen

Publication: Grown & Flown

"When you hear skilled trades, do you think of low-wage jobs for kids who couldn’t hack college and 'settled' for something else? It’s time to get over that outdated thinking.

High school grads are often pushed into a four-year (or higher) degree, yet only 62% of four-year students graduate after six years. Many drop out after their first year. Meanwhile, high-paying jobs in skills-based occupations sit empty. There’s something wrong with this picture."

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