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ERIC Number: ED295535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 238
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-934601-19-4
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)
Peachtree Publishers, Ltd., 494 Armour Circle, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A