But I Don’t Want to Go to College! Awesome After High School Alternatives


Looking for something to do before or instead of college? Check out our infographic for some awesome ideas!

Study Abroad

See the world, take advantage of youth-aimed discounts, and possibly build your resume by volunteering or obtaining an international internship!

Join the Military

Lots of people join the Military because of the job security and opportunity for advancement. And if you decide to go to college later, they’ll help pay for it!

2013 Active Duty Recruitment Numbers:

Army – 69,154 accessions Navy – 40,112 accessions Marine Corps – 32,215 accessions Air Force – 26,275 accessions

Start Your Own Business

Many of the World’s richest people didn’t attend or finish college, including Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Whole Foods Founder John Mackey, and Virgin Airline’s Richard Branson

Learn a Trade

Plumbers, Electricians, Auto Mechanics and Construction Managers make good money and are always in demand

Things you can do after high school besides college



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