Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire up Your Dreams, and Get a Very Cool Job

Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire up Your Dreams, and Get a Very Cool Job

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Overview

Wow -- a book that actually answers the important questions about being a successful student! How do I figure out what career I'd truly love? How do I pick the best major for me? How do I get and stay motivated? What are some shortcuts to success? How do I get past the fears that hold me back? What will give me a competitive edge? With so much at stake during your college years -- your career, your success, your future, your happiness -- you need smart, savvy, and inspiring ideas to ensure you excel. Whatever your dream, whatever your major, whatever your age, Major in Success is the answer!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580085328
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Edition description: 4th Edition
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Special Thanksiv
Forewordv
Introductionvii
Part 1Dream Job1
Chapter 1On the Road to Greatness3
Chapter 2Truly Passionate8
Chapter 3Major Excitement13
Chapter 4No McJobs!15
Chapter 5Money Matters21
Chapter 6Your Ultimate Life27
Chapter 7The Six Big Fears34
Part 2Action Plan43
Chapter 8Great Escapes45
Chapter 9Work Hard, Play Hard52
Chapter 10Never Mind the Grades58
Chapter 11Classes Worth Their Weight in Gold65
Chapter 12More, Better, Faster, Digital70
Chapter 13Excel-eration Training73
Chapter 14A Major Shortcut78
Chapter 15Life-Changing Reality Checks83
Chapter 16Really Get Into It86
Chapter 17Show-and-Tell93
Chapter 18Going Pro98
Chapter 19School Without an Internship Can Get You Nowhere105
Chapter 20The Surefire, Nine-Step, Ultra Interview Plan113
Chapter 21Future-Perfect Planning119
Chapter 22Now Get Out There!122
Part 3High Octane129
Chapter 23Focus--and Focus on What You Care About131
Chapter 24Make Bold Decisions134
Chapter 25Commit Yourself to Taking the Time to Make Your Dreams Come True137
Chapter 26Break Through Your Failures140
Chapter 27Pay Yourself 10% First and Always144
Chapter 28Be Good to Others147
Chapter 29Bon Voyage!151
Chapter 30Choices That Pay Off153
Bonus Appendix: Tips for Teachers, Artists, Exchange Students, and Athletes165

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