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Expanding the College List to Include Technology Schools
Are you or your student compiling a list of colleges to visit or consider for attendance?
College Prep and Parenting Expert, Wendy David-Gaines, explores the technology school higher education option and shares,
Technology schools offer liberal arts courses along with majors in industrial, computing & engineering technologies, construction & design technologies, and transportation & natural resources technologies.
While careers in plastics, polymers and welding may be some students’ objectives, other majors can educate future nurses, dental hygienists, physician assistants, occupational therapists, paralegals and web developers.
Budding entrepreneurs in the hospitality and culinary arts fields, sustainability design and early childhood education also get their own hands-on experience while taking business classes.
Students who are interested in specific career paths offered by technology schools should compare programs and look closely at the graduation and retention rates of each school.
Have you or your student attended a technology school? What was your experience? Get the conversation started by commenting and sharing!
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