Tyshon Jones is one of those students you never forget. He enrolled in the IYRS Marine Systems program in the fall of 2018.
As an Admissions Team when we talk to applicants, especially recent high school graduates and college students right now, about investing in education we explore far more than loans, scholarships and grants.
When I finished my IYRS Marine Systems program in February 2020, I had my dream job lined up. It wasn’t handed to me by any means. But IYRS set me up with the means and the know-how to go for it...
If you're a visual learner, passionate about your field of study, and enjoy hands-on experiences, you'll likely thrive at a trade school. Trade schools welcome learners with strong work ethics and a natural passion for learning. If your goals align with what trade schools have to offer, you're already an excellent fit.
Now we know graduating high school seniors and college students are facing a real decision. They are less willing to attend a degree granting college or university that takes years to complete, cannot promise the robust campus experience or job prospects it once could, and has an inflated price tag.
Over the last month of Marine Systems, we’ve been super busy both in the classroom and out on the shop floor. We’ve been learning how to read plans, layout the different systems, create wiring diagrams to plan our wiring, price out simulated plumbing jobs, and install both electrical and plumbing on our simulator
For so many high school graduates and college students the promise of college changed in an instant. The thing they have worked, saved, and planned for seemingly vanished. Or, it is so unrecognizable it no longer compares to its former self. Questions, uncertainty, and new, sometimes viable, options emerge. So now what?
In my short time as a student in the composites program at IYRS I quickly learned that composites have such a wide scale of application, from the bathtub in your house to SpaceX’s falcon 9 rockets and everything in between.