• Not Going to Uni: 15 Alternatives to University


    GAP Year

    A Gap Year is a wonderful opportunity to do something unique instead of immediately going to college right out of high school. During a gap year, students can learn more about themselves, discover their passions and find motivation to seek a degree.



    One of the many post-secondary career options for students is to join the armed forces. The U.S. military has five branches: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and the Navy.


    Vocational Training and Certificate Programs

    If the thought of going to college for another 4 years is simply not in the picture, high school students can utilize local community colleges to receive a certificate or a 2-year Associate's degree.



    Those who are interested in immediately joining the workforce right out of high school can look into employment. Start building your resume!