Apprenticeship programs welcome men and women of all ethnic backgrounds to train for high-paying, high-skilled careers in business, hospitality, audio-visual technology, health care, information technology, and the trades.
Joining the military is an option that lets you serve your country, gain life and work skills, and earn money and/or receive financial aid for college.
Many people go to college for one degree, work for a few years, then go back to college to get a higher degree or specialized certification in their field, or get a degree in a new field so they can change careers.
Some degrees don’t draw a straight line to specific careers. This can be good for graduates -- if you do your homework, you might find you have more career options than you knew.
Depending on who you ask, between 25% and 37% of college students transfer to a different school at some point before graduation.