Why Won't the Landlord Take Visa?: The Princeton Review's Crash Course to Life after Graduation

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Here is the answer to every recent graduate's prayers -- an instruction book for life, with advice on everything from finding an apartment to setting up a checking account to balancing a career in the dot.com world.

Over 500,000 registered users on the Princeton Reviews review.com web site will be clamoring for this book after seeing it in the career forum -- one of the hottest areas on the site. The book's author will be the site's resident "Real World Expert" and will be ...

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Overview

Here is the answer to every recent graduate's prayers -- an instruction book for life, with advice on everything from finding an apartment to setting up a checking account to balancing a career in the dot.com world.

Over 500,000 registered users on the Princeton Reviews review.com web site will be clamoring for this book after seeing it in the career forum -- one of the hottest areas on the site. The book's author will be the site's resident "Real World Expert" and will be answering questions, moderating chats, and promoting this book to exactly the right audience.

More than 2 million students receive degrees each year and are thrust into the "real world" without a compass. Includes advice on:

  • Finding an apartment, choosing roommates
  • Choosing a bank and managing finances
  • Finding a job
  • Making connections and networking
  • Using employment agencies and career counselors
  • Temping
  • Freelancing and surviving without benefits
  • Graduate School.
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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Finishing school and leaving behind all those exams and term papers is exhilarating. But the big bad world is also fraught with pressure. To help make the transition smoother, freelance writer Tara Bray presents "Why Won't the Landlord Take Visa?": The Princeton Review's Crash Course to Life After Graduation. Funny and frank, Bray covers the basics on navigating newfound independence, from finding an apartment and cooking on a budget to landing a job and negotiating the work environment from bosses to dress codes. ( Apr. 3) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375761911
  • Publisher: Random House Information Group
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

A resident of New York City by way of Hawaii, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Chicago, Tara Bray is a graduate of Dartmouth College as well as Columbia University's School of the Arts. When she's not writing, Tara likes to spend her time trying to figure out how to pay the rent. This is her first book.
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