Academic Alternatives: Exploration and Decision Making

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Key Benefit: Focused on the decision-making process as a tool for choosing an academic major or changing a previous academic decision, this workbook is filled with self-assessment exercises that help readers see the importance of identifying realistic goals, developing a workable academic path towards those goals, and integrating their past academic work with their choices. They can then create an action plan for identifying and gathering information about academic and occupational alternatives and for choosing a major and career path. Key Topics: Separate units cover taking stock, exploring self, exploring majors, exploring occupations, making a decision, implementing a decision, and the job search--resumes, cover letters, and interview preparation. Market: For individuals preparing for both their college and business careers.

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Virginia N. Gordon is Adjunct Associate Professor of Education at The Ohio State University and Assistant Dean Emeritus of University College at Ohio State.

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