November 01, 2015
Today, only 51% of New Hampshire adults have a college degree, and it is estimated that by 2025, more than 65% of the available jobs will require some post-secondary credential or degree. The need for highly skilled workers is there, but what do we do? Since our state’s high school population is declining, one of the best ways to try to meet this goal is to bring older, so-called "non-traditional" students into the classroom. Joining Susan to discuss ways that life experience can factor-in to obtaining college credit, is Major Wheelock, Director of the Academic Success Center at MCC.