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Why it is better to be a mechanic than a lawyer

We've all heard the one about difference between a dead rat and a dead lawyer in the middle of the highway. No? There are skid marks in front of the rat.

There’s little doubt that mechanics beat lawyers hands down in the popularity stakes. On the other hand, there are few mechanics that earn more than a lawyer. So is it better to be a mechanic or a lawyer? A truck fixer or an ambulance chaser? We believe the former and here's why:

  1. The Pirelli calendar is appropriate decorative artwork for your workplace.
  2. You don't have to pretend to like sushi.
  3. Spilling soup down your front will not cost you $150 in Hermès.
  4. The corporate ladder is not something found in the Snap-on catalog
  5. You will never feel the need to order sparkling water in a bar.
  6. Of all the things you thought about Anna Nicole Smith, having her as a client was not one of them.
  7. Georgio Armani Collezioni 3 button suit $900. Blue Sears Coverall $34.99
  8. Belching loudly in front of your boss is not likely to have any long term effect on your career prospects.
  9. Until proven otherwise, no one assumes you're a lying, thieving SOB.
  10. You're colleagues names are Nick, Joe and Mani. Not Wienburger, Cirrincione and Greengrass.


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            Gunsmith
            Penn Foster , Online
            • Flexible Online Learning — Career programs designed for anytime learning.  Study when you have time and test when you feel ready.
            • Accredited and Supported — Regionally and nationally accredited programs with expert instructors available to answer your questions.
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            Commercial Truck Driver Program - 310 Clock Hours
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            • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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            Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology
            • Founded in 1951 by World War II veteran Donald Grantham to provide affordable, higher education for service members and their families.
            • Approved by all branches of the United States Armed Forces for Tuition Assistance (TA), and for benefits payments by the Department of Veteran Affairs benefits (VA).
            • Reviews applicants’ military and professional training for possible transfer credits, and honors credit earned through successful completion of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) courses.
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            HVAC Technician
            Intercoast Colleges , West Covina
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            • Offers lifetime career assistance services to graduates, including resume and cover letter assistance, employer networking, and one-on-one employment counseling.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
            • 8 campuses located across California, with 3 additional campuses in New Hampshire and Maine and online options.
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            HVAC/R
            Mayfield College , Cathedral City
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            • A Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business, with an A+ rating.
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            • Offers free student services, including tutoring, campus internet access, career placement, and a student lounge.
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