10 Best College Majors for Your Personality, Second Edition

10 Best College Majors for Your Personality, Second Edition

by Laurence Shatkin


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By choosing a major that fits their personality, college students may improve their career certainty, graduation rates, and even school involvement and satisfaction, according to research. With this best-selling book, students discover their personality type and the 10 best majors that relate to it. This resource covers nearly 50 majors total for the six personality types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. A self-assessment helps readers quickly determine their personality type. Next, more than 90 best majors lists reveal the 10 best majors overall for each personality type plus many must-know facts and figures not found elsewhere. Other best majors lists for each personality type include the best majors ranked by potential pay and growth of their related occupations; best majors at the bachelor s and higher degree levels; and best majors for men, for women, for part-time jobs, or for self-employment. The college majors are organized by personality type and described in an easy-to-digest format with information on typical sequences of high school and college courses, specializations in the major, related Classification of Instructional Programs, full descriptions of related jobs, earnings, growth, openings, verbal and math skill ratings, and other helpful details. In a separate part, the author discusses why your personality is useful for choosing a major and gives key insights for making the major decision.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593578633
Publisher: JIST Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 127,200
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 15 Years

About the Author

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., has 30 years in the career information field, presents and blogs on jobs, and is the author of many career books, including "50 Best Jobs For Your Personality". After a career teaching writing at several colleges, he helped Educational Testing Service develop the SIGI PLUS computer based career information system and oversaw its annual update.

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