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Ending the Stigma Behind Trade Schools and Jobs


“Half of students coming out of high school aren’t even aware of trade programs at all,” says Franchisee of Metal Supermarkets Rockford Nick Voigt. A new study by Metal Supermarkets shows just that.

They don’t realize the benefits of only going to a two year program as opposed to a four year; the significant costs that are a lot less than college,” – Nick Voigt, Metal Supermarkets Rockford, IL franchisee.

The average cost of trade school is $33,000 opposed to the average cost of getting a four-year degree, which is $127,000.

Read the full WIFR 23 News article.


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