πŸ“’ Author : Jeffrey J. Selingo
πŸ“’ Publisher : HarperCollins
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2016-04-12
πŸ“’ Pages : 320
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780062388872
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : From the bestselling author of College Unbound comes a hopeful, inspiring blueprint to help alleviate parents’ anxiety and prepare their college-educated child to successfully land a good job after graduation. Saddled with thousands of dollars of debt, today’s college students are graduating into an uncertain job market that is leaving them financially dependent on their parents for years to comeβ€”a reality that has left moms and dads wondering: What did I pay all that money for? There Is Life After College offers students, parents, and even recent graduates the practical advice and insight they need to jumpstart their careers. Education expert Jeffrey Selingo answers key questionsβ€”Why is the transition to post-college life so difficult for many recent graduates? How can graduates market themselves to employers that are reluctant to provide on-the-job training? What can institutions and individuals do to end the current educational and economic stalemate?β€”and offers a practical step-by-step plan every young professional can follow. From the end of high school through college graduation, he lays out exactly what students need to do to acquire the skills companies want. Full of tips, advice, and insight, this wise, practical guide will help every student, no matter their major or degree, find real employmentβ€”and give their parents some peace of mind.


πŸ“’ Author : Jenny Blake
πŸ“’ Publisher : Running Press Adult
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2011-03-29
πŸ“’ Pages : 293
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780762441273
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : Presents advice and written exercises for college graduates, covering issues that deal with work, friends, family, dating, health, leisure, personal growth, and life goals.


πŸ“’ Author : Hundreds of Heads
πŸ“’ Publisher : Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2010
πŸ“’ Pages : 419
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781933512181
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : Need a job? An apartment? Insurance? A plan to pay for it all, without going into debt? Know how to cook and iron? And what ever happened to the weekend keg party? It seems like only yesterday that you were tossing your graduation cap in the air. Now, youOCOre confronted with challenging real-world questions. ThereOCOs no need to stress. HereOCOs help. Hundreds of graduates help you navigate the real world with hard-won wisdom, tips, and advice. ItOCOs an orientation guide to becoming a successful, semi-mature adult. "Life After College" is the roommate every new college grad needs. Topics covered include: OCo Finding and Keeping Your Dream Job OCo Working Well with Bosses and Coworkers OCo The Perfect Place to Live OCo and How to Get There OCo Off-Campus Love OCo Cooking, Clothing, Etiquette OCo and Other Grown-Up Stuff OCo Is Grad School for You? OCo Savvy Advice on Budgeting OCo and Getting By with Less With a special financialOC how-toOCO guide from the American Institute for Economic Research. "


πŸ“’ Author : Andrea Syrtash
πŸ“’ Publisher : Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2009-03-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 240
πŸ“’ ISBN : 1933512423
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : After the parties, the frat rushes, the Big Test and the Big Game, the caffeinated all-nighters, and the pomp and circumstance, life comes knocking. Finding a job and keeping it; renting an apartment or sharing a sublet; dealing with your own money instead of your parents’ money; looking for love (and looking and looking . . . ): who knew how complicated the world after college would be? Nearly 800 contributors to this How to Survive book found out, and happily share their hard-won insights. This useful, upbeat book collects stories, tips, and advice on finding the best place to live, entering adulthood without losing passion, taking care of one’s health, finding a great job, and not going home for the holidays for the first time. Covering both the psychological adjustments and the nuts and bolts of daily life as a grown-up, How to Survive the Real World is witty, practical, and the perfect gift for the nervous grad.


πŸ“’ Author : Chachanna Simpson
πŸ“’ Publisher : Twentity.com LLC
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2008-04-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 160
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781601454959
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Self-Help

SYNOPSIS : "This informative no nonsense guide covers diverse topics from moving back home to money management to job etiquette to searching for your first apartment and more."--Cover p. [4].


πŸ“’ Author : Mignon Fogarty
πŸ“’ Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-09-24
πŸ“’ Pages : 32
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781466821750
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Reference

SYNOPSIS : Graduating college is a momentous achievement. But once the diploma is awarded and the parties are over...now what? What's the next step? How do we bridge the gap between our college days and the "real world"? That's where the experts at Quick and Dirty Tips come in. Their wisdom and experience will turn your uncertainty into confidence, your ineptitude into skill, and your questions into answers. In this essential guide for life after college, 12 experts from the Quick and Dirty Tips network tackle the most important issues facing every recent grad. Including: - How do I get a job? - Should I go to law school? - How do I lose the weight I gained in college? - Can writing become a career? - Is my resume causing my unemployment? - How do I stock a healthy kitchen on a budget? - How can I use math to land my dream job? And many others! Incorporate this insightful advice into your post-college life and you'll cruise straight to real life success!


πŸ“’ Author : Matthew Chow
πŸ“’ Publisher : Happy About
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2013-05-01
πŸ“’ Pages : 120
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781616991166
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : After the ivory tower existence of college comes the hard reality of "real life." Although the economy is steadily curving upwards, many college graduates still have to face the reality that their efforts over the past four years may not readily result in the payoff of a lucrative job. To put it bluntly, many new graduates today find themselves newly unemployed For those that fall under this category, who are walking out into the real world for the first time, help in the form of a realistic and supportive guidebook is at hand. "'#AFTER COLLEGE tweet'" provides pointers for moving forward in just such a situation. It shows recent graduates how to reconcile the reality of their situations with the promise of the jobs they expected after attending four-year universities. Written by college graduates who are trying to find their place in the world themselves, the book clearly demonstrates a firm grasp on the truths of life after college and what must be done to preserve balance in a time of uncertainty. As the authors point out, a fundamental difference between college life and life after college is that the latter is devoid of a straight, well-laid-out path. One has to find one's own way. Money is often a constraint, especially if there are substantial student loans to repay. Extensive job searching can be hard on the mind and self-esteem. Many rules that applied in college no longer hold. Maintaining a balance in this new environment is not easy. Most importantly, young college graduates out in the workplace are seen as adults, and not cushioned as they were in college. The authors are keenly aware that an important part of adulthood after graduation is being able to find pride and self-confidence as well as an understanding of self. With empathy, perspective, and a sense of humor, the authors of "#AFTER COLLEGE tweet" help young adults sail through this challenging period of their lives. "'#AFTER COLLEGE tweet'" is part of the THiNKaha series whose slim and handy books contain 140 well-thought-out quotes (tweets/ahas).


πŸ“’ Author : MindSumo
πŸ“’ Publisher :
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2017-04-11
πŸ“’ Pages : 192
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781250071187
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Reference

SYNOPSIS : How do you get a fulfilling job after college? What if you're still living with your parents? What's it like navigating hook-ups, dating, and new friendships outside campus life? Millions of books, blog posts, personal essays, and advice columns are written about college, but what about after college? Those first few years of finding your footing in the real world are filled with transitional crises and fraught introspection. You’re a freshman all over again. The thirty-eight stories in Freshman Year of Life tell the truth about life beyond college graduation from the voices of people a few years out. Some of their experiences are funny, some heartwarming; some are about their successes, and others reflect their failures. There are stories about going from a committed college relationship to casual dating in an unfamiliar city, navigating a toxic work environment, learning how to stay patient in a part of your life that isn’t defined by semesters and finals, and tackling the task of making new friends, something you may not have had to do since college orientation. The stories in Freshman Year of Life are just the beginning. There are a multitude of different experiences out there, and one of them will be your own. It’s not the end of the conversation; it’s the start. Find out how these writers survived their freshman year of life: Aaron Gilbreath β€’ Aileen Garcia β€’ Alana Massey β€’ Alexandra Molotkow β€’ Alison Gilbert β€’ Ashley Ford β€’ Bijan Stephen β€’ Cameron Summers β€’ Carvell Wallace β€’ Chloe Angyal β€’ Emily Gould β€’ Eric Anthony Glover β€’ Gala Mukomolova β€’ Jamie Lauren Keiles β€’ Jason Diamond β€’ Jenny Zhang β€’ Justin Warner β€’ Kevin Nguyen β€’ Kristin Russo β€’ Lane Moore β€’ Laura Willcox β€’ Lauren Wachenfeld β€’ Lincoln Blades β€’ Lori Adelman β€’ Mara Wilson β€’ Mira Gonzalez β€’ Molly Soda β€’ Myisha Battle β€’ Nia King β€’ Nisha Bhat β€’ Paulette Perhach β€’ Sam Zabell β€’ Sarah Mirk β€’ Scaachi Koul β€’ Shannon Keating β€’ Skylar Kergil β€’ Whitney Mixter This book came about through a collaboration with MindSumo.com, an online forum that reaches out to college students to solve business, tech, and design challenges. We asked MindSumo’s community of students what book they wanted most upon graduating, and this is it.


πŸ“’ Author : Jeffrey J. Selingo
πŸ“’ Publisher : Amazon Pub
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2015-04-28
πŸ“’ Pages : 240
πŸ“’ ISBN : 1477800743
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Education

SYNOPSIS : What is the value of a college degree? The four-year college experience is as American as apple pie. So is the belief that higher education offers a ticket to a better life. But with student-loan debt surpassing the $1 trillion mark and unemployment of college graduates at historic highs, people are beginning to question that value. In College (Un)bound, Jeffrey J. Selingo, editor at large of the Chronicle of Higher Education, argues that America's higher education system is broken. The great credentials race has turned universities into big businesses and fostered an environment where middle-tier colleges can command elite university-level tuitions while concealing staggeringly low graduation rates and churning out students with few of the skills needed for a rapidly evolving job market. Selingo not only turns a critical eye on the current state of higher education but also predicts how technology will transform it for the better. Free massive online open courses (MOOCs) and hybrid classes, adaptive learning software, and the unbundling of traditional degree credits will increase access to high-quality education regardless of budget or location and tailor lesson plans to individual needs. One thing is certain: the class of 2020 will have a radically different college experience than their parents had. Incisive, urgent, and controversial, College (Un)bound is a must-have for prospective students, parents, and anyone concerned with the future of American higher education.


πŸ“’ Author : Jeffrey J. Selingo
πŸ“’ Publisher : Simon and Schuster
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2014-09-02
πŸ“’ Pages : 208
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781476783529
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Education

SYNOPSIS : Contributing editor to The Chronicle of Higher Education and author of College (Un)Bound, Jeffrey J. Selingo follows in real time the stories of all the stake-holders in University of Virginia business professor Ed Hess's popular Grow to Greatness MOOC to distill for MOOC students (seven million and counting) what works, what doesn't, and what to expect next of the phenomenon that is massive open online courses. When professors at top universities first began offering free online classes to the masses in 2012, the promise was that one day their experiment would revolutionize higher education forever by opening the doors to a first-class education for everyone. Since then, more than seven million students have signed up to take a massive open online course, or MOOC. But so far, MOOCs have failed to live up to the initial promises of their founders, with a vast majority of students failing to complete their courses. Lost in the rising chorus of emboldened MOOC critics are the expectations and experiences of the students who, in ever rising numbers, continue to sign up. What does a great MOOC look like, and why? Which MOOC students benefit the most? How do I get the greatest value out of taking a MOOC? To get answers, Jeffrey J. Selingo, contributing editor to The Chronicle of Higher Education and author of College (Un)Bound, embedded himself in University of Virginia business professor Ed Hess's Grow to Greatness MOOC. The result, MOOC U, is the real-time stories of the major players: students, professor, university, and MOOC provider. Written to answer the most pressing questions that MOOC students are asking, MOOC U chronicles how free online courses are changing how students learn, how professors teach, and how universities are rethinking what constitutes face-to-face education in the 21st Century.