College Students Are Avoiding College Loans. Here is How.

The student loan crisis is a national problem. As of today, more than 44 million Americans owe nearly 1.5 trillion in student loans. This debt is a direct result of many factors. However, state governments and universities are attempting to find a solution to the problem. The solution to the problem is leading them to direct students towards vocational education.

Students are seeing their options. I think it is a fair assumption that most high school students don’t realize what their choices are. In other words, their given a one-size-fits-all journey. Once you complete high school, it is assumed that your choice of success is University or College. Nevertheless, students are starting to see that there are other choices. This is the age of starting a business or finding a technical trade program that pays more and you spend less time in school.

College loans are a big problem. You shouldn’t fall for the same trap. There are better choices available. I wish I had known about the choices that were available when I graduated high school. It would have made my journey easier. Trade schools are an alternative to debt. With this option, you can find more affordable options for education and better career choices too.