picture of digital printing student at Central Tech learning his vocational trade

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — College graduates in Oklahoma, on average, are carrying nearly $26,000 in student loan debt and recent research shows those young employees may be making less money than some high school graduates, who take blue collar jobs.

When the time comes for young students to decide their fate knowing which move to make can feel like a shot in the dark.

For generations, the push to take the college path has become stronger. But should it be?