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There are multiple ways of preparing for your future.
Below are some different types of training, costs, advantages, and disadvantages.

Four-Year College | Two-Year College | Private Career College | Apprenticeship
U.S. Armed Forces | Volunteer or Internship | Minimum Wage Job | Do Nothing

Four-Year College
What Is It?
Private and public universities and colleges provide you with a well-rounded education, which you can use to secure professional careers.

Cost
2008-2009 average tuition and fees were $10,193 per year for in-state students at a New Hampshire public university; and $36,786 per year for a New Hampshire private university (excludes room and board).

What You Get
A Bachelor’s degree in a field such as business, arts, education, language, physical, life, or social science, communications, or engineering.

Advantages
Depending on what you study, you are likely to earn more with a four-year degree. You get a well-rounded education. Campus life can be very rewarding.

Disadvantages
Can be tough to get accepted. Takes four or more years to finish. You may not be able to get a job once you graduate. Even with financial aid, costs can be high.

Comments
Although this is a big investment of time and money, once you do so, you can use your degree to qualify for higher paying professional jobs. Don’t forget to take the ACT or SAT test, apply early to the schools you like, and arrange for your high school transcripts.

 

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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
45 South Fruit Street  |  Concord NH 03301  |  603-224-3311  |  1-800-852-3400
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