College majors handbook with real career paths and payoffs: the actual jobs, earnings, and trends for graduates of 60 college majors

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JIST Works, Jun 1, 2004 - Business & Economics - 645 pages
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The only book that provides information on the actual jobs and earnings of college graduates in 60 majors! Based on a U.S. Census Bureau study of 150,000 college graduates, this handbook offers the most accurate and helpful information available for making decisions on a college major - or what to do with a degree you have. Learn which majors are the best investment, the job and salary prospects for specific majors, the employment growth rates for particular majors, and how many of a major's graduates go on to additional education.

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Contents

PreCollege Decisions and College and Career Choices
3
Assessing Abilities Interests and Values
21
The Economics of Career Choice
41
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Neeta P Fogg Ph.D. is a research professor at Drexel University.

Paul Harrington often speaks on youth-related labor market issues to a variety of workforce and education-related audiences. Harrington is an economist at the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern career development.

Thomas F Harrington, Ph.D. is a counseling psychologist who teaches vocational psychology, career counseling, and cognitive and personality assessment courses.

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