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Episode 07 Getting an Affordable Education in the Culinary Arts with Betharoni Bird

Today we welcome our first guest to the podcast, Betharoni Bird, a 2012 college graduate now working in the culinary arts.

Learn how Beth paid her way through college with only modest debt that she repaid within two years of graduating.

Learn how your local college may be much less expensive than that dream private culinary arts training school.

Hear how (i) you may need to structure your curriculum while in college because your professors may not know what you need to know, and (ii) you may need years of additional training once you have completed your undergraduate degree if you want to pursue a management or professional level of work in the culinary arts field.

It’s hard work and it’s not for the faint of heart, but if you have stamina, an enthusiasm for food preparation and willingness to work hard, you will find there are many well-paying jobs in the field of the culinary arts.

About the author, Rose McConnell

Rose McConnell is an attorney practicing in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the author of Shun Student Loans; Get the Education You Need for the Fabulous Life You Want. Her concern over rising debt levels grew out of observing the devastating impact of excessive debt during the 2008 financial crisis. Many of her clients lost their homes, had their retirement savings decimated, and have never financially recovered. She podcasts to warn families of the dangers of student loans and to offer information to debtors struggling with repaying education loans.

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