College Majors and Careers: A Resource Guide for Effective Life Planning

College Majors and Careers: A Resource Guide for Effective Life Planning

by Paul Phifer
     
 

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Intended for high school students and their counselors, this reference briefly describes 63 college majors, and lists careers each major commonly leads to, skills and personality traits best suited for those careers, recommended high school courses, ways to enhance knowledge and skills outside the classroom, and resources for more information. Annotation ©2004…  See more details below

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Intended for high school students and their counselors, this reference briefly describes 63 college majors, and lists careers each major commonly leads to, skills and personality traits best suited for those careers, recommended high school courses, ways to enhance knowledge and skills outside the classroom, and resources for more information. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Offers basic advice for anyone exploring career options and provides information that will help link academic choices with a variety of career paths. Some 60 college majors are covered that are linked to 350 career paths. Chapters on majors give brief overviews, list recommended high school courses and related occupations, as well as related leisure activities, skills, and values. Gives contact information for helpful organizations, answers in detail 38 frequently asked questions, and describes the least familiar occupations listed. The author runs a career resource center at a community college. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780816076659
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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