It might be a bit of a loose definition, but new research shows that the secret to getting Idaho boys into higher education can often center on "blowing things up." 

Boise Weekly shared information from the University of Idaho McClure Center for Public Policy Research that tracked that more female than male students in Idaho saw college as a worthy investment.

As they dug in deeper, the found that more males said the most important factor in determining their plans after high school came down to "making money."

Evidence is clear that the most of the hottest jobs in Idaho (18 of 20) require a college education, and the biggest draw for males:  Blowing things up.

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