Thinking Outside of College: Successful Career Opportunities That Don’t Require a College Degree

Our weekly #CreditChat started in 2012 to help our community learn about credit and important personal finance topics (e.g. saving money, paying down debt, improving credit scores). Each chat is hosted by @Experian on Twitter and all are welcome to participate. DM us any questions.

This #CreditChat will highlight options for careers that don’t require college degrees and tips for setting yourself up for success in these fields.

Topic: Thinking Outside of College: Successful Career Opportunities That Don’t Require a College Degree

When: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

Gift Card Giveaway

Enter here for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! We will be announcing a winner at the end of the chat. Entry Period: Raffle open now and closes at the end of this chat at 4 p.m. ET. Complete rules here.

Questions we will discuss:

  1. What percentage of adults do you think do not hold a four-year college degree?
  2. What careers do not require a college degree?
  3. What education options can be beneficial to your career in lieu of a college degree?
  4. Where can you find resources for career options that do not require a college degree?
  5. What factors should you consider when choosing a career path to pursue?
  6. What should you look for when deciding which vocational school, academy or certification program to pursue?
  7. How can those who choose to enter a trade prioritize their financial future when they start earning income?
  8. How do you stay on top of certifications or license requirements that may be necessary for your career or vocation?
  9. How do you set and stick to your career goals once you have chosen your profession?
  10. Any final tips to help students who may be thinking outside of college box?

Check out our complete list of upcoming personal finance Twitter chats here.