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The best (and nearly) free education that you can get…

…earning $67K to $103K a year in under 3 months.


by Lynnette Reese, WTWH Media contributing writer

If this sounds too good to be true, it is not: read on.

Abe Lincoln was one of those guys that didn’t have a college education but made it to the top as a self-educated man. Back then, you didn’t have to have a 4-year college degree to get a decent paying job. Nearly everyone was an entrepreneur. What goes around must come around, then, because more people are selling goods and services as individuals (e.g., Uber, Airbnb, Etsy, eBay), and working remote is growing, as well. As of 2016, 37% of U.S. workers work remote. The workforce is changing, mainly due to the fact that the internet has made it so easy to communicate, buy, and sell.

For bright and motivated “kids” that didn’t get a full ride to college, there’s an alternative to college that can land you a job without a college education: certification. One particular area that is in high demand (such that companies would hire trained monkeys if they could do it) and does not require a college degree is Linux Administration. Glassdoor.com states that the U.S. national average salary is $67,000 for this position. An experienced Linux Administrator, or Senior Linux Administrator, has a national average salary of $103,000 per year in the U.S.[ii] Linux Administrators are in very short supply at present. Those with certification are going to be hired as Junior Admins, but can be worth quite a bit after a couple of years of experience.

Granted, it’s going to cost at least a laptop and a $300 – $500 certification fee to get there, but certification can be achieved in less than a couple of months with The Linux Foundation. The first Linux certification course from The Linux Foundation is estimated to require about... Read the full article on EEWorldonline.com

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