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College Alternatives


College Alternatives A college education is getting more and more expensive and graduates are less likely to see a substantial return on the investment in their education. The monopoly that four-year institutions hold over higher learning is beginning to unravel, but what will replace it? There are many options for young people who want to learn besides a traditional college education. They could take classes online, pursue internships, or attend intensive vocational school. We explore different ways to approach higher education. Guests Blake Boles - Director of Unschool Adventures, Founder of Zero Tuition College, and Author of College Without High School Marlon Paine - Marketing Director at UnCollege Cheryl Robinson - School Counseling Specialist at CMS Mary Vickers-Koch - Dean of the Harris Campus at Central Piedmont Community College and of Business & Industry Training Services, Business and Industry Learning Add and read comments