Despite the educational opportunities that trade schools provide, there are still several myths that persist about vocational education. With the help of an expert in the field, we aim to bust five of these myths, and give you the real scoop about vocational education.
Despite advances in working rights of women, skilled trades are still considered "non-traditional" careers for women. To help break down barriers for others considering a career in a trade, we asked some ladies from the fastest-growing skilled trades to offer their advice to other girls considering these career paths.
As the shortage of skilled labor persists, the traditional four-year college degree is proving to be ineffective for some people. Tamar Jacoby of the Los Angeles Times wrote, "More Americans attend college today than ever before: this year, 42% of young people 18 to 24 years old.