Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.