35 Ways to Discover a Major

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Cengage Learning, Oct 3, 2007 - Education - 144 pages
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Deciding on a major can be a challenge. This workbook guides undecided students as they search for majors--and, ultimately, careers--that match their goals, interests, strengths, and learning styles.Flexible and user-friendly, the text allows students to pick and choose exercises that address their own personal interests, and covers topics not found in other student success books. Thirty-five activities speak to a diverse group of students with different learning styles.
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Contents

Starting Your Journey toward a Major
1
Breaking Down Preconceived Notions about Majors and Careers
22
Finding the Real Answers to What DoWill I Love to Do?
53
Discovering Majors and Careers in New Places
76
Writing into a Major
104
Where Do You Go from Here?
116
Appendix
132
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Dr. Kathleen Hartman is currently a Professor in the Department of Advisement at Kutztown University and is a faculty advisor in the Advising Center for Undeclared students, where she has also developed and taught first-year seminar courses and a portfolio seminar for non-traditional students seeking credit for life experience. She also develops programming specifically for undecided students. She holds a doctorate from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. Her research includes college transition, student retention, and success strategies. She received the 2007 NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) National Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit in Advising, Primary Role Category and the 2007 NACADA Region 2 Outstanding Academic Advisor Award in Advising, Primary Role Category. She has written several articles and has presented at numerous regional, national and international conferences.

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