The real money these days is to be made selling stuff to aspiring musicians, engineers, producers and DJ's on the premise that there is a career out there for you. It is in a few words complete and utter tripe, and it is the totally non existent dream you are looking to buy into.
Yes. It's like offering driving lessons to an eskimo.
It's surprising that SoS haven't bought into this business. The SoS school of recording would make a mint; even on a correspondence level there would be some mugs...erm, I mean some perspective audio engineers that would sign up at the drop of a baseball cap.