Quick comparison: college, university, school of labour and trade

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These are for busy students who need fast, but useful comparisons, to make more efficient decisions after secondary processing. I am going to list some of these three paths in a harsh reality and in a very readable format

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  • Short-term (usually 2 years and not 4)
  • Very well, and you should immediately familiarize yourself with your training program
  • It often includes mandatory placement of work or an internship
  • Professors are professionals in the industry who usually only teach at work
  • The curriculum is usually very specific and adapted to a particular career path
  • Focusing more on best practices and concepts, how they apply to the workforce
  • Less time at school-less comprehensible understanding/information
  • You can restrict this restriction because it is specifically targeted
  • Closes the door to work that requires a degree (doctor, lawyer, engineer, accountant, teacher, etc.) unless you have returned to school
  • Broad, razed theories and concepts
  • Although this value becomes less true, you will probably be more fortunate in business, academic and professional industries, when you have higher education
  • Professors are highly educated scientists, researchers based on research, which tend to have experience in the industry as well
  • The greater the amount of time it takes to determine what you want to do before you dive into the labor force
  • Focus is more focused on critical thinking, discipline and thought expression
  • Access jobs that require a degree
  • Expensive in 3-4 years, it's a demanding degree
  • It often leaves students "unspecified" in what they want to do, taking into account the theoretical nature of the courses
  • Not very well shows students how their studies are applied to a particular profession, with the exception of programs such as engineering, nursing, education, etc
  • It offers you the right to receive an income right now
  • At present, it is not a common path for students graduating from high school, which means that there is a market demand for people (especially in trade)
  • We have an opportunity for entrepreneurship and work for ourselves, especially as an experienced businesswoman
  • It's time to think about what you want to do for a long time while still getting the money and getting tangible work
  • Closes the door to work that requires a degree (doctor, lawyer, engineer, accountant, teacher, etc.) unless you have returned to school
  • This is more relevant to training related to work, as opposed to the study of concepts and their universal application
  • A few comments to consider

  • Many schools offer combined programmes that allow students to spend half their time in college and half their time at the university.¬†This gives students an incredible opportunity to gain both practical and theoretical experience, and often leaves the door open for most jobs that require a degree
  • Although the labor force gradually changes from the "university" mindset to "the right fit" in mind, it should be noted that many, many work orders still have a university degree in order to even apply
  • None of these three options gives you a guaranteed job. In my personal experience, I have the opportunity to communicate effectively what I learned from my scientists, and how these lessons have been applied to the working group to which I have been applied
  • ‚ÄčThe absolute perfect scenario is, in my opinion, the search for a path that gives you an opportunity to get a common field in which you are interested, and which allows you to specialize in this field, as you go through the process

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    Vincent is the managing director of Don't Freak Out! (DFO) is a company that teaches high school students how to manage their money. He also speaks about groups of young professionals on subjects such as how to find your passion, how to be an effective young leader and how to maintain healthy physical and mental habits