ERIC Number: ED413453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
A Student's Guide to Success in the Real World. Method to the Madness.
Jell, John R.
This book, written especially for students between junior years of high school and junior years of college, presents a practical approach to maximizing educational experiences and obtaining a good, career-beginning job. Based on personal experiences, the book makes a case for studying hard, obtaining many life experiences through part-time jobs and cocurricular activities, and identifying personal interests. The book is organized in 11 chapters that cover the following: (1) Introduction; (2) The Education Cycle; (3) Your Education and Your Future; (4) A Job versus a Career; (5) Identifying Your Likes and Dislikes; (6) Why Cocurricular Activities Are So Important; (7 ) Election Tips and Networking; (8) Work Experience and Paying for School; (9) Ready for the Real World? Helpful Resume and Interview Hints; (10) You Are Now in the Real World: The 5 Ps and Ten-Step Process; and (11) Conclusion. Contains 40 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Planning, College Programs, Employment Potential, Extracurricular Activities, High Schools, Higher Education, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Self Actualization, Vocational Interests
Technomic Publishing Co., 851 New Holland Avenue, Box 3535, Lancaster, PA 17604; telephone: 800/233-9936; World Wide Web: http://www.techpub.com ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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