Many more high school students are starting to consider alternatives to attending a 4-year college.

Many families are realizing that attending college is no guarantee of future success. No guarantee that the job you get will be a pathway to success. The only thing that most families realize is that college comes with a debt burden that some kids end up paying long into their careers.

Is college worth the investment? For some, sure. But for many more, there are six-figure jobs out there that are recession and lockdown-proof. And the schools to get the skills necessary are right here in the Garden State:

Fortis Institute in Lawrenceville


Berkel Training Institute in Trenton


Smith & Solomon in Linden


Pennco Tech in Blackwood


Robert Fiance Beauty Institute - Multiple Locations in New Jersey

DO YOU NEED COLLEGE? Join anchor Eric Scott at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 24 for a special town hall on alternative pathways to successful careers. Listen to the show on air, online on our app or on the New Jersey 101.5 Facebook page. 

The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Bill Spadea. Any opinions expressed are Bill's own. Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m., talkin’ Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015.

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