Education | Parents are reluctant to hear it, but college may no longer offer the best path of opportunity for a great many young people
by Joel Hannahs
Posted 3/26/12, 05:21 am
IOWA and ILLINOIS-The conventional wisdom says a 21-year-old should have a college degree to have the best shot at landing a job in a tough job market. But today's unemployment landscape is hardly conventional. It may be that your high-school classmate who tinkered in the garage and became a mechanic might have been on to something.