More young men are enrolling in trade schools instead of college

Less than one year after graduating from Porter and Chester Trade School, Chris Bousquet became an HVAC apprentice and hasn’t looked back.

He’s one of millions, as according to a Pew Research study, the amount of students between the ages of 18 and 24 enrolled in college has decreased by 1.2 million since its peak in 2011.

According to the most recent U.S. census, one million of them are men.

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