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Lights...camera...action! This title provides detailed profiles of more than 80 jobs in this exciting field. College Majors and Careers, Sixth Edition offers straightforward advice for high school and college students exploring their career options. Providing invaluable advice on figuring out what to do with an English major or how to select a field of study, this straightforward guide covers more than 60 college majors linked to 350 different career paths. Each college major article includes Occupations, High School Subjects, Majors, Leisure-Time Activities, Personal Skills, Resources, and Values and Personal Attributes. These sections help readers identify their strengths and skills, as well as the activities, education, and training they can pursue to help them succeed in their field of study and their career.This new edition includes new questions in the 'Career-Related Questions and Answers' section, now reorganized into subcategories for easier browsing. All the major sections have been updated and revised, and a new 'Fact Box' feature cites key statistical information, such as the number of grads per year or average starting salaries for jobs with a specific major. An invaluable new section helps parents, professionals, and students learn how to best use the book. Majors covered include: Accounting; Business administration; Criminal justice; Computer science; English; History; Law; Physics; and, more.
Engage and Activate: Navigating College and Beyond introduces readers to the cultural and social tools they will need to be successful in higher education while identifying opportunities within academic life to connect with others, effect change, and create communities that are more just, humane, and sustainable. The authors address important issues for beginning students such as cross-cultural appreciation and understanding, self-care, navigating institutional rules, study habits, relationships and consent, mental and physical health, finances, and the environment, all with a focus that situates the contexts in social justice. Throughout, engaging exercises, class activities, and personal accounts encourage the development of transformative thought. Designed to help readers navigate higher education to become successful students and responsible, democratically-minded citizens, Engage and Activate is an ideal book for first-year and college success courses or programs, as well as people who will participate in U.S.-based higher education spaces.
A complete, unfiltered university handbook, written by an actual student. * Not sure what to pack for university? * Confused about the difference between lectures, tutorials and seminars? * Want to make sure you don't poison yourself (or others) the first time you cook? * Nervous about Freshers' Week, or about feeling homesick? Jack Edwards has spent the last three years figuring it all out and is here to impart his wisdom to other potential freshers. From university applications to socials, this book is filled with helpful tips and tricks, real advice and fun anecdotes, and is perfect to turn to for any questions you have about university!
Leaving home and starting a university course is one of the most exciting - and daunting - of life's experiences. This book offers a complete guide on how to manage, thrive and enjoy the transition from home to halls, from start to finish. Author James Thornhill takes the new student through every detail of each stage, from choosing a course to finding accommodation, and offers reassuring advice on every practical, emotional and financial process of the first few months.