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Alternatives to College: Gap Year, Jobs & More

College may not be the choice for everyone. Here's a guide to alternatives to the Big U, including gap year programs, job tips, travel options, military service and junior colleges.
  1. Careers Without a Degree (5)
  2. Joining the Military
  3. Second Chances for Dropouts (5)

What is a Gap Year?
What is a gap year?

Aiming for a Toque?
Does your child have a chef's toque in his (or her) future? There are many paths to that career, including practical experience, as well as culinary schools. Here's a sampling of culinary schools and chef training programs.

Gap Year
Gap years aren't just for Brits anymore. The concept of taking a year off to explore the world and do community service in far-flung climes has taken off stateside too. Here's the scoop.

What is a Certificate Program
We all know about bachelor's degrees and association degrees, but a certificate program may be the answer for students who are not university-bound.

What is the ASE?
ASE: What is involved in getting certified as an automotive technician, and what is the ASE?

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