Your High School Roadmap for College & Career Success

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768926106

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 6509

Outlines strategies for planning a post-high-school life involving college, the military, or a career, and provides real-world recommendations on how to make the most of a high-school education in order to achieve specific goals.
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Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768936330

Category: Education

Page: 172

View: 864

Peterson's Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning: Your High School Roadmap to College & Career Success is the must-have eBook for middle school and high school students as they prepare for life after graduation. Whether you're heading to a four-year college, a community or two-year college, the military, or the workforce, Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning offers expert advice and tools to help you succeed. Chapters include The Big Jump to High School, The First Steps to a Career, Planning Your Education While in High School, Tackling the Tests (ACT, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and TOEFL), The College Search, Applying to College, Financial Aid Dollars and Sense, Other Options After High School, The Military Option, Jump into Work, Survival Skills, and more. Throughout the book, you'll find real-life advice from students, guidance counselors, parents, and college admissions counselors; helpful checklists and worksheets to help keep you organized; essential information to help you decide if the military is right for you; expert financial aid advice and information on scholarships, grants, athletic awards, loans, work-study, and more. Fun graphics along with the informative, easy-to-read chapters make this the perfect guide for the teen on the go.
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Das ultimative Handbuch für Ein-, Um- und Aufsteiger

Author: Richard Nelson Bolles

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593507617

Category: Law

Page: 344

View: 3213

"Die Bibel der Jobsuchenden" Die Zeit Richard Nelson Bolles zeigt in seinem Weltbestseller, welche Methoden der Jobsuche wirklich zum Erfolg führen, wie man im Jobinterview und in Gehaltsverhandlungen punktet und vieles mehr. Diese komplett überarbeitete Ausgabe wurde um wichtige Kapitel zum Umgang mit Social Media und Online-Bewerbungen ergänzt. Das Buch enthält zahlreiche Übungen und einen Anhang mit weiterführenden Adressen, Tipps und Informationen für Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. "Dieses Buch ist und bleibt der ultimative Ratgeber für Wechselwillige in der Lebensmitte ebenso wie für Hochschulabsolventen und Berufseinsteiger. " New York Post
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Author: Laura La Bella

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448883075

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 1766

Internships and volunteer positions offer young people a unique opportunity not only to test their interest in, and aptitude for, certain career paths but to also begin the process of career building in their desired fields. In a time of economic hardship and a tight job market, having the kind of hands-on experience provided by internships and volunteer work can be the decisive factor in an employer's decision to hire one candidate among many other applicants. This book surveys all of the many internship and volunteer opportunities available for those who like to build things—including shipbuilding and instrument-making to cabinetry and furniture-making, to civil engineering and architecture. In addition to discussing how to land, keep, and leverage an internship or volunteer position, the book also details the educational and training paths that should be pursued to optimize chances of success in the various professional fields.
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Discover Your Procrastination Type, Stop Putting Things Off, and Reach Your Goals

Author: Jennifer Shannon

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 162625589X

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 8959

Do you procrastinate? And if so, what’s your procrastination type? In this fun and illustrated guide, author Jennifer Shannon blends acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive behavioral strategies to help you recognize your procrastination habits, discover the strengths of your unique procrastination type, and find the motivation you need to meet important deadlines and reach your highest goals. In the midst of modern-day distractions like smartphones, social media, and endless hours of movie and television streaming, it’s no wonder you procrastinate! But despite what you may have heard, procrastination doesn’t make you a bad or lazy person. In fact, procrastination may even work for you sometimes—creating a sense of urgency that can help you focus. But if procrastination doesn’t work for you, it can get in the way of meeting your full potential—in high school, college, your career, and life. So, how can you get things done and be your very best? In A Teen’s Guide to Getting Stuff Done, you’ll discover your procrastination type—warrior, pleaser, perfectionist, or rebel—as well as the unique strengths inherent in each type. If you’re a warrior, you love a good challenge, but may not be able to complete tasks you find uninteresting. If you’re a pleaser, you may be so concerned about disappointing others that you postpone doing something. If you’re a perfectionist, you may put things off because you’re worried about your work being judged by teachers, parents, or peers. And finally, if you’re a rebel, you’re driven by a strong sense of independence. By understanding your type and using the practical strategies laid out in each chapter of this book, you’ll be able to break the cycle of procrastination once and for all. This isn’t a manual on how to please your parents, teachers, professors, or friends. This is a book to help you understand why you procrastinate, whether or not procrastination works for you, and if not, how to improve your work habits and really get things done. By helping you uncover your own unique strengths, this book will help you master your to-do list—and your life!
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ein Wegweiser für mehr Erfolg

Author: Sean Covey

Publisher: GABAL Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3897496631

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 351

View: 7731

Teenager zu sein ist wunderbar, aber auch eine große Herausforderung. In Die 7 Wege zur Effektivität für Teens bereitet Sean Covey die zeitlosen Prinzipien der 7 Wege zur Effektivität von seinem Vater Stephen R. Covey für Jugendliche auf, damit sie die Probleme und Entscheidungen, mit denen sie konfrontiert werden, bewältigen können. Der unterhaltsam geschriebene Ratgeber wird jungen Menschen helfen, Schritt für Schritt ihr Selbstbild zu verbessern, Freundschaften aufzubauen, ihre Ziele zu erreichen, mit Eltern und Lehrern auszukommen kurz gesagt: ihr Leben zu meistern. Außerdem ist das Buch prallvoll mit Comics von Timo Wuerz, großartigen Zitaten und unglaublichen Geschichten über Teens aus der ganzen Welt!
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What's Next After High School?

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 9780768913019

Category: Study Aids

Page: 272

View: 6350

A guide to help high school students successfully find employment or enroll in college, the military, or vocational programs.
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Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Eileen Figure Sandlin,Entrepreneur magazine

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082460

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 9346

Thanks to today’s busy lifestyles, nearly 4,500 institutions of higher learning, and more than 21 million students, the need for college admissions consulting services continues to grow. The experts at Entrepreneur detail how education enthusiasts and/ or those with a passion for counseling others can take advantage of this home-based business opportunity. Coached by our experts, entrepreneurs learn how to identify their specialty or services—from steering high school students towards acceptance to assisting in filing admission and financial applications and other market needs. They also learn business basics such as establishing their company as a legal entity, outfitting a home office, handling the finances, promoting your services and the like. Given contact lists, resource lists, sample documents, and even interviews from practicing entrepreneurs sharing money-saving tips, pitfalls to avoid, and tricks of the trade, entrepreneurs gain all the intel they need to make their business startup and launch a success.
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Das Gallup-Prinzip für individuelle Entwicklung und erfolgreiche Führung

Author: Marcus Buckingham,Donald O. Clifton

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593502526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 4635

Stärken der Mitarbeiter stärken, anstatt ihre Schwächen bekämpfen - das ist es, was Unternehmen erfolgreich macht. Denn wer täglich das tun darf, was er am besten kann, arbeitet am effektivsten. Damit individuelle Stärken einfach identifiziert und gefördert werden können, haben die Autoren den Strengths- Finder entwickelt. Dieser Selbsttest ermittelt die fünf größten persönlichen Stärken. In diesem Bestseller erhalten Führungskräfte und Mitarbeiter fundierte Informationen, wie diese "Top Five" im Arbeitsalltag am besten eingesetzt werden können - für mehr Zufriedenheit, Motivation und Erfolg im Job.
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Career and Life Planning for Teens with Physical Disabilities

Author: Joyce Slayton Mitchell

Publisher: Harcourt

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 284

View: 8778

A guide designed to help disabled teenage students make constructive and positive decisions about their lives, education, and careers.
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The Ultimate Teen Guide

Author: Gail Green

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810866560

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

View: 3589

Teens live in an imperfect world where people judge each other on looks, popularity, bank accounts, or clothing styles-a world where people are not always treated fairly. But animals do not care about poor test scores or bad skin; they simply love unconditionally. Such devotion makes the human-animal bond so special. In Animals and Teens: The Ultimate Teen Guide, author Gail Green illustrates various situations in which young adults become involved with animals, including providing foster care, pursuing career opportunities, or simply raising pets at home. Green shows how animals can enhance teens' lives and how teens can improve the welfare of animals that face abuse or live in shelters and wildlife preserves. Green discusses what is involved in the handling of service animals, such as dogs that provide physical assistance or horses that help with therapy. Animals and Teens also covers such basics as caring for animals and dealing with the loss of a pet. The voices in this book come from a large cross section of teens and young adults whose stories will resonate with anyone who loves animals. From helping with animal rescue to overcoming learning disabilities, these heartwarming experiences demonstrate how each of us can make a difference through the incredibly rewarding human-animal bond.
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Author: Joyce Slayton Mitchell

Publisher: College Board

ISBN: 9780874473544

Category: Occupations

Page: 306

View: 6008

Though written for college students, this is also a valuable guide for senior high students to major career options currently available, some of which do not require higher education.
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A Commonsense Guide to Making Better Choices

Author: Al Foderaro & Denise Schmidt

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1463448228

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 9636

It's Your Decision for Teens! Fact: Teenage years are a kind of bridge between being a child and becoming an adult. Fact: The better teenagers become at making decisions, the more likely they are to have a more satisfying adult life. Fact: The more effort a teenager puts into making good academic and career decisions, the brighter their future will be. It's Your Decision for Teens will help you to make decisions the right way by helping you understand the decision-making process. You'll learn practical, commonsense approaches to help you make good initial decisions regarding your education and the field of study you choose, the best career choices for you, your relationships, the living and work environments you'll spend time in, the quality of your health and wellness, and how you choose to spend your free time. As a teenager the choices you begin making in these big-ticket areas will have the greatest impact on the overall quality of your life. The decisions that matter most are the ones you make from now on. You'll need to be especially careful to make the right choices that will have the greatest impact on your life as an adult. Making better decisions will give you a great deal of satisfaction. Learn how to make your own decisions and you will be more satisfied and confident in the choices you make. Accept responsibility for making the academic, career, and personal decisions that lie ahead. Someday when you look back on your life, you'll be glad you made the effort as a teenager to make the right choices that produced favorable results. You'll have the confidence to respond to the question, "What kind of life did you have?" with "I had a great life!" SPECIAL NOTE: Secondary schools, colleges, and other non-profit organizations can purchase It's Your Decision for Teens at a special rate of $6.88 which is a 45% discount off of the retail price for orders of 20 copies or more. To order quantities of books call 1-800-288-4677, ext. 5040 and request the non-profit rate.
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Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 9781560790563

Category: Vocational guidance

Page: 276

View: 5284

Lists and briefly describes books about a variety of specific careers as well as career planning, and job hunting
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The Ultimate Teen Guide

Author: Kelly Rouba

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810867154

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 7513

A self-help guide for youth, Juvenile Arthritis: The Ultimate Teen Guide is also useful to family members, friends, and caregivers of those suffering from the disease. Author Kelly Rouba has prepared a truly comprehensive resource without making it overwhelming, in order to help those who have the disease lead the best life possible. As someone diagnosed with a severe form of juvenile arthritis at the age of two, Rouba is very familiar with how difficult—physically and emotionally—it can be to live with this chronic illness. Readers get an overview of juvenile arthritis from the point of view of teenagers and their parents, and the book also includes discussions related to diagnosis, symptoms of the disease, its history, and various related conditions. Treatment options are also provided, as well as tips on how to adapt to life with the disease including exercise, diet and therapy. A list of applicable Web sites and other helpful resources is included at the end of most chapters.
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Three Crucial Conversations for Coaching Teens to College and Career Success

Author: Stephen M. Smith,Shaun Fanning

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119384702

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 6774

"A Final Thought" -- "Sample Earnings Outlook" -- "Chapter 9: Should You Consider a Career in Law or Criminal Justice?" -- "Criminal Justice" -- "Criminal Law" -- "Noncriminal Law" -- "Law School" -- "Sample Earnings Outlook" -- "Part III: How Will You Get to Where You Want to Go?" -- "Chapter 10: How Can You Try On Your Career Interests?" -- "Informational Interviewing" -- "Sample Phone Introduction" -- "Sample Email Introduction" -- "Informational Interview Questions" -- "Job Shadowing" -- "Internships and Part-time Jobs" -- "Online Communities" -- "Chapter 11: Is College Right for You?" -- "Why College?" -- "An Important Warning" -- "Chapter 12: Can You Afford College?" -- "What's the Real Price of College?" -- "Can You Afford College?" -- "Applying for Financial Aid" -- "Build Your Dream Team" -- "Other Ways to Pay for College" -- "A Balancing Act" -- "Chapter 13: Does It Matter Where You Go to College?" -- "What Is Fit?" -- "Questions to Determine Fit" -- "Building a Smart College Application List" -- "Applying to College" -- "Making the Decision" -- "Making the Most of College" -- "Chapter 14: Is Community College a Better Place to Start?" -- "Upsides of Community College" -- "Potential Downsides" -- "Chapter 15: Closing Thoughts" -- "Additional Resources" -- "Index
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A Guide to Help Teenage Males with Asperger Syndrome Trouble-Shoot Life's Challenges

Author: Josie Santomauro,Damian Santomauro

Publisher: AAPC Publishing

ISBN: 9781934575024

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 109

View: 569

The teenage years are simultaneously shared by teens and their parents. In Asperger Download: A Guide to Help Teenage Males with Asperger Syndrome Trouble-Shoot Life's Challenges, Damian Santomauro and his mother, Josie, share their dual experiences by defining major terms that teenage males encounter during their journey into manhood. Damian was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of five. Now he's in college and ready to share his experiences with teens who are experiencing what he lived through. Asperger Download is a helpful resource for adolescents and young adults that takes defining terms like acne and zits to the next level. First Damien defines the term in a voice that other AS teens can relate to. Then Josie describes the term or concept from a parent's point of view.
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Author: Charles Duhigg

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827070740

Category: History

Page: 416

View: 3585

Seit kurzem versuchen Hirnforscher, Verhaltenspsychologen und Soziologen gemeinsam neue Antworten auf eine uralte Frage zu finden: Warum tun wir eigentlich, was wir tun? Was genau prägt unsere Gewohnheiten? Anhand zahlreicher Beispiele aus der Forschung wie dem Alltag erzählt Charles Duhigg von der Macht der Routine und kommt dem Mechanismus, aber auch den dunklen Seiten der Gewohnheit auf die Spur. Er erklärt, warum einige Menschen es schaffen, über Nacht mit dem Rauchen aufzuhören (und andere nicht), weshalb das Geheimnis sportlicher Höchstleistung in antrainierten Automatismen liegt und wie sich die Anonymen Alkoholiker die Macht der Gewohnheit zunutze machen. Nicht zuletzt schildert er, wie Konzerne Millionen ausgeben, um unsere Angewohnheiten für ihre Zwecke zu manipulieren. Am Ende wird eines klar: Die Macht von Gewohnheiten prägt unser Leben weit mehr, als wir es ahnen.
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Author: Elizabeth B. Miller

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563089138

Category: Computers

Page: 442

View: 7745

Describes educational uses for the Internet, tells how to navigate the Internet, and surveys resources in the areas of art, music, drama, foreign languages, math, science, social studies, and geography.
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