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25 ways to make college pay off : advice for anxious parents from a professor who's seen it all, Bill Coplin

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25 ways to make college pay off : advice for anxious parents from a professor who's seen it all
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25 ways to make college pay off
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advice for anxious parents from a professor who's seen it all
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Bill Coplin
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Twenty-five ways to make college pay off
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eng
Summary
You've got a teenager poised to leave the safety of home and high school, and you're probably more jittery than your child and churning with questions. Will she do well in college? Can he handle the freedom? Will she be one of the 54% who don't graduate in four years? Now you can ensure that the money you worked so hard to save isn't spent in vain. As a parent you have more power than you think. With the right advice, you can help your college student develop skills that employers actually want, make the most out of unpaid internships, get his first job, and leave school well-prepared for the real world. Witty, easy to read, and surprisingly honest, 25 Ways to Make College Pay Off will help put your child on the path to growing up, taking charge of the future, and achieving a rewarding career and self-sufficient life
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non fiction
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bibliography
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25 ways to make college pay off : advice for anxious parents from a professor who's seen it all, Bill Coplin
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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pt. 1. Three goals for career success through college. Skills ; Character ; Career exploration -- pt. 2. Building a good relationship with your child. Focus, focus, focus ; The goldilocks principle ; A plan is a beautiful thing -- pt. 3. The high school years as career preparation. Is your child college material? ; Get college credits in high school ; The application process as a career-development test ; Choosing a college based on career mission -- pt. 4. Academics : The 50-50 principle. The limits of academic course work ; Beware of academic overachievement ; Transferring is like moving to a new house ; Graduation : Early, on time, late, or never -- pt. 5. The other 50 percent. The college of hard knocks ; Student activities ; Jobs during the academic year ; Summer is a time for real-world learning ; Get off campus for at least one semester ; Look elsewhere for skill-driven courses -- pt. 6. Post-college paths. Graduate school should not be a default option ; Securing that first job ; Succeeding in the workplace
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ocm84838764
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23 cm
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xii, 256 pages
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9780814474563
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(pbk.)
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2007006947
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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illustrations
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25 ways to make college pay off : advice for anxious parents from a professor who's seen it all, Bill Coplin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Three goals for career success through college. Skills ; Character ; Career exploration -- pt. 2. Building a good relationship with your child. Focus, focus, focus ; The goldilocks principle ; A plan is a beautiful thing -- pt. 3. The high school years as career preparation. Is your child college material? ; Get college credits in high school ; The application process as a career-development test ; Choosing a college based on career mission -- pt. 4. Academics : The 50-50 principle. The limits of academic course work ; Beware of academic overachievement ; Transferring is like moving to a new house ; Graduation : Early, on time, late, or never -- pt. 5. The other 50 percent. The college of hard knocks ; Student activities ; Jobs during the academic year ; Summer is a time for real-world learning ; Get off campus for at least one semester ; Look elsewhere for skill-driven courses -- pt. 6. Post-college paths. Graduate school should not be a default option ; Securing that first job ; Succeeding in the workplace
Control code
ocm84838764
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780814474563
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(pbk.)
Lccn
2007006947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations

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