Bootcamps: A Viable Alternative to College

| April 20, 2019

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Once thought of as the only path to success, the traditional college education is coming under fire as some students ask themselves if the degree is worth the time and expense, and, if not, is there another viable option?Research still supports the idea that a college degree is the surest path to a lucrative career. In 2015, American degree holders earned 56% more than those with only high school diplomas. Also, college degrees are a prerequisite for many jobs, the way high school credentials were in ages past.

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