With the cost of a college education reaching an average of $31,000 at a private institution and $9,100 at a public one each year, many people are wondering if a college degree is even worth it. After all, countless college graduates are out of work, and among those getting hired, many are underemployed or lack the skills to pursue their chosen profession. An alternative to a traditional four-year degree is trade school. This form of education is appealing not only because it costs less than many colleges and universities around the country, but also because you come out of school with skills you can actually use in the real world to make a living. Read more

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