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Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire Up Your Dreams, and Get a Great Job

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With so much at stake during college, students need smart and inspiring advice to help them excel. Now in its fifth edition, MAJOR IN SUCCESS reaches out to undecided freshmen and sophomores in search of a major that suits their interests and career ambitions; shows near-graduation students how to bolster their résumé and ace the interview to land their first real job; and presents innovative strategies for tackling the six biggest fears that hold students back.

 Revised edition of the best-selling guide for college students looking to discover their passion and make the most of their college years. Includes updated resources and websites, the latest job market research, and new student success stories. Named a "Best Book" by the New York Public Library. Previous editions have sold more than 120,000 copies.

 

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For students, Combs describes how to have a successful life and career and increase quality of life by following one's enjoyment. He provides a plan that suggests going to college, finding a passion, and acquiring knowledge and experience to qualify for a dream job. He uses examples of famous people like Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey to show how success can happen, as well as others who succeeded in their careers. Combs is an inspirational speaker, comedic theater performer, and success coach. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Combs goes into the tough territory facing many young people heading into (or out of) college, offering the recent graduate's perspective and the experience of extensive lecturing on campus as he discusses planning goals, enthusiasm, and reality as a peer, not another authority figure.

About the Author

PATRICK COMBS has spoken at more than 500 universities, including Yale and Stanford, and has been featured in more than 1,000 speaking engagements for Fortune 50, 100, and 500 companies and other groups. He lives in San Diego, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580088657
Author:
Combs, Patrick
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Foreword by:
Canfield, Jack, Mark
Foreword:
Canfield, Jack, Mark
Foreword:
Canfield, Jack
Author:
Canfield, Jack
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
College Guides
Subject:
Career development
Subject:
College student orientation
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Success -- United States.
Subject:
College student orientation -- United States.
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.08x7.49x.49 in. .81 lbs.

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