The community college career track: how to achieve the American dream without a mountain of debt

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Get a good education without massive debt, and enter a fieldthat's actually hiring

In coming years, millions of great jobs will be opening up ingrowth areas like advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, healthcare, information technology, and sustainable energy. These jobscan pay as well as, or much better than, the average income forfour-year college graduates. They generally offer high levels ofday-to-day satisfaction. And the path to all of them begins in thecommunity colleges. In The Community College Career Track ,Tom Snyder gives young people and their parents, as well asmid-life career changers, a practical, inspiring guide to takingthat path and completing it successfully.

The old model of a bachelor's degree leading to a good job andcareer has broken down for large numbers of young people, many ofwhom graduate college only to work in a career that doesn't requirea degree. Meanwhile, millions of productive American white collarand blue-collar workers have been laid off and need retraining forsecond careers. This book helps you find a new way forward.

Offers insights on how to save money over a lifetime through anaffordable college education that provides high-paying jobs Author Tom Snyder is the president of Ivy Tech CommunityCollege, Indiana's statewide community college system and thelargest singly accredited community college system in thecountry

Author Tom Snyder has confronted the education-jobs mismatchfrom both sides, first as a highly successful business executiveand now as an award-winning educator. Follow his efficient,affordable, and rewarding path to a great career and a satisfyinglife.

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