ERIC Number: ED345032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Design Your Own Life from High School to Career.
Ruud, Alice M.
This career planning handbook is designed to help high school students to set goals and plan their lives. Its 11 sections cover the following: personal data, personality type, skills, discovering values, the world of work, goal setting, life plans, preparing for college, basic necessities, meeting college costs, and job prospects. Each section contains information and self-check quizzes and worksheets to help readers determine their characteristics and values and to investigate options for their educational and work lives. Samples of job applications, cover letters, college applications, and letters of recommendation are included. Occupational clusters are briefly discussed. The guide contains 43 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Planning, Goal Orientation, High Schools, Higher Education, Individual Development, Life Satisfaction, Motivation, Need Gratification, Paying for College, Personality Assessment, Quality of Life, Self Actualization, Student Educational Objectives, Values, Values Clarification
TELESIS Corporation, 3180 University Avenue, Suite 640, San Diego, CA 92104 ($9.95; set of 35: $245).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: TELESIS Corp., San Diego, CA.
Note: First Edition.