ERIC Number: ED295535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Blue-Chip Graduate: A Four-Year College Plan for Career Success.
Osher, Bill; Campbell, Sioux Henley
A plan is presented that is intended to prepare students to become the type of college graduate (the "blue-chip" graduate) who is successful in a highly competitive job market. The following topics are discussed: "What College Students Want--Job$"; "What Employers Want--Blue-Chip Graduates"; "How To Write a Term Paper, Coordinate Homecoming and Still Have Time To Party"; "Making the Grade(s)"; "Doctor, Lawyer, Chief Executive Officer"; "Practice Makes Perfect--The Importance of Work"; "BPOC (Big Person on Campus)"; "It's Who You Know--Building Contacts"; "Keeping Calm under Pressure and Making Sense of It All"; "Your Secret Goldmine--Campus Resources"; "What Makes Achievers Tick?"; "Doctor, Lawyer, Chief Executive Officer--The Sequel"; "It's a Jungle Out There--the Job Search";"The Resume--Packaging the Blue Chip Graduate"; "How To Be a Silver-Tongued Devil--Interviewing"; "The Blue-Chip Payoff--Choosing the Best Offer"; and "The Blue-Chip Concept." Appendices discuss the following topics: "the four-year master plan"; "take stock of yourself"; "when to transfer to another school"; "should I get an advanced degree?" and "more to read" (a list of resources organized according to the book's chapter headings). (KM)
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Students, Employment Qualifications, Higher Education, Interpersonal Competence, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Resumes (Personal), Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Study Skills
Peachtree Publishers, Ltd., 494 Armour Circle, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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