A handy, straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate–revised and updated for today’s economic and academic landscapes.
Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today’s job market, based on his extensive interviews with employers, recruiters, HR specialists, and employed college grads. Going beyond test scores and GPAs, Coplin teaches students how to maximize their college experience by focusing on ten crucial skill groups: Work Ethic, Physical Performance, Speaking, Writing, Teamwork, Influencing People, Research, Number Crunching, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving. 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College gives students the tools they need to prepare during their undergraduate years to impress potential employers, land a higher-paying job, and start on the road to career security and satisfaction.
Get ready for the best years of your life!
College Survival – Getting Ready for College contains everything you need to know about preparing for the next few years. With advice from deciding what to bring to your dorm room to the pitfalls of credit cards to the thrills of living on your own for the first time, you’ll be big man (or woman) on campus in no time.
The Healthy College CookbookFor nearly a decade, The Healthy College Cookbook has offered time-pressed, budget-crunched students a simple way to enjoy home cooking in their own small apartment kitchens or even dorm rooms. Written by students for students, the book offers hundreds of simple, healthful alternatives to dreary cafeteria fare. The first edition was so successful it returned to print 17 times.
And You Thought Getting into College Was Hard . . .
Students who assume they can figure out college on the fly often learn things the hard way–they look back and think, “If only I’d known this from the start!” College Rules! will save you the time and trouble, setting you up for academic success from the get-go. Lesson #1: College is different from high school, and even those who were at the top of their class will need practical advice on how to successfully transition to college life. This updated and expanded third edition of College Rules! reveals strategies that aren’t taught in lectures