[Four-year universities and colleges are] a really expensive career exploration program.

JFF VP Amy Loyd in “More People with Bachelor’s Degrees Go Back to School to Learn Skilled Trades"

Published nov. 20, 2020

JFF Vice President Amy Loyd was quoted in a recent article by Jon Marcus that explored an increasing trend in which people who "have invested time and money getting four-year degrees" are now returning "to school to prepare for a job that doesn’t require one."

Regarding the need for better career advisement, Loyd noted that four-year universities and colleges are “a really expensive career exploration program."

This piece originally appeared in the Hechinger Report and also appeared in the Washington Post.