College Majors & Careers by Paul Phifer
A Resource Guide for Effective Life Planning

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"College Majors and Careers, Sixth Edition" offers straightforward advice for high school and college students exploring their career options. Providing invaluable guidance on figuring out what to do with an English major or selecting a field of study, this practical 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 students 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; Biology; Business administration; Criminal justice; Computer science; English; History; Law; Nursing and related services; Physics; and, Political science.
 

About Paul Phifer

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Paul Phifer holds a master's degree in guidance and counseling and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
 
Published December 1, 2008 by Ferguson Pub. 294 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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