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College Alternative Podcast
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College Alternative Podcast

Hello,
My name is James Christian and I am the host for the College Alternative Podcast. The purpose of the podcast is to show you how to excel in careers that don’t require traditional college. I want to give high schoolers and parents more options besides the traditional route of college, or anyone looking for a job for that matter. I post a weekly show where I interview experts in various trades on how they got started and their recommendations, trade schools on how to get in and what they offer, and entrepreneurs on how to start up a business.

You can find the episodes here: http://www.collegealternative.net
Or here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKR6OXU...5R8HLj9kmg

Feel free to email me any questions or suggestions.
James@collegealternative.net

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James
10-17-2016 06:08 PM
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RE: College Alternative Podcast

Have you heard of John Bear?

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College Alternative Podcast

This sounds like it's useful for those who aren't interested in going the academic track post-high school.

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Nope, I've never heard of John Bear. And yes, this is to help out those that don't want to go the route of a traditional degree, accrue all the debt associated, and be under employed. I still want them to get the necessary skills and certifications for a particular career, and the podcast helps to show them that path.
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RE: College Alternative Podcast

John Bear is a guy who actually responds to e-mails, mine at least. He wrote many editions of a book about non-traditional routes to college degrees, like learning by correspondance.

You oughta see if you can get in touch with him

This was from him:

"I'm pleased that Dr. Gatto is mentioning my book.

Bears Guide to Earning Degrees by Distance Learning was published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House. Sadly, it is out of print. But the information in it is still very useful to people. You can buy it from Amazon for $15 including shipping. Be sure to get the 15th edition. (There is a 16th, which I was not involved in, and which is not so good.) You can also find it used on bookfinder.com for under $4 including shipping.

Best regards, 

John Bear
http://www.johnbear.info"

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