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Campus CEO by This is a guide for the student entrepreneur and covers how to develop a successful business plan, secure funding, maintain a healthy balance between work and school, and manage a successful endeavor.
Call Number: HD62.5 .P556 2007 (South)
Publication Date: 2007-02-01
The Enlightened College Applicant by Deluged with messages that range from "It's Ivy League or bust" to "It doesn't matter where you go," college applicants and their families often find themselves lost, adrift in a sea of information overload. Finally--a worthy life preserver has arrived. The Enlightened College Applicant presents a no-nonsense account of how students should approach the college search and admissions process. Instead of providing recycled entrance statistics or anecdotal generalizations about campus life, authors Belasco and Bergman incorporate cutting-edge data and research to pull back the curtain on critical topics such as: -Whether college prestige really matters, -How to maximize your college admission prospects -Which schools and degrees provide the best return on investment -How to minimize the costs of a college education -What college-related skills are valued in the job market, and much more. Whether you are a valedictorian or a B/C student, this easy-to-read book will improve your college savvy and enable you to maximize the benefits of your higher education.
Call Number: LB2350.5 .B43 2016 (Downtown)
Publication Date: 2016-08-30
The Student's Guide to Financial Literacy by Presenting a broad array of financial knowledge, this interesting, easily understandable book will aid students and young adults in achieving their desired levels of wealth, success, and overall financial and personal fulfillment. * Includes dozens of factual "Guess What?" boxes revealing interesting insights and facts * Presents a list of the "Top Ten Mistakes to Avoid" summarizing the key teachings of the book * Includes photographs geared toward students that reflect the topics of each chapter * Offers a useful glossary that defines dozens of financial terms
Call Number: HG179 .L3378 2010 (Deerwood, Kent)
Publication Date: 2010-03-11
All Work, No Pay by Land Killer Internships--and Make the Most of Them! These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered "naked." Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to more job offers with higher salaries--and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get. Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert and CEO of Intern Queen, Inc., whose comprehensive guide reveals insider secrets to scoring the perfect internship, building invaluable connections, boosting transferable skills, and ultimately moving toward your dream career. She'll show you how to: Discover the best internship opportunities, from big companies to virtual internships Write effective resumes and cover letters Nail phone, Skype, and in-person interviews Know your rights as an intern Use social networking to your advantage Network like a pro Impress your boss Get solid letters of recommendation Turn internships into job opportunities With exercises, examples, and a go-getter attitude, this next-generation internship manual provides all the cutting-edge information students and recent grads will need to get a competitive edge in the job market. So what are you waiting for?
Call Number: HF5381 .B3647 2012 (Kent, South)
Publication Date: 2012-01-03
College Poor No More by Tired of Top Ramen every night? Stay ahead of the game financially and start your college years off the right way with these 100 invaluable, money-saving tips from nationally-recognized financial planner and best-selling author Michelle Perry Higgins. Learn to budget, cut costs, and be frugal all without sacrificing the fun that is your college livelihood.
Call Number: HG179 .H54 2015 (Kent)
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
I Can Finish College by Your all-in-one guide to navigating college left and setting yourself up for success "Marcia Cantarella's advice is not only concrete and practical, it covers situations that may overwhelm and derail students as they attempt to navigate the path to graduation." -Patty Machir, Executive Director, Futures and Options "I am excited about the students who will have the honor and pleasure to read this book. It's like something picked right out of my brain. This is incredible " -Endri Horanalli, Hunter College Graduate College is a time of both great opportunities and great challenges. Regardless of your background, obstacles and adversity are sure to come your way. The key is knowing how to respond, how to navigate the system, and not letting anything get in the way of you reaching your ultimate goal. Wherever you're at in your educational journey, this book has the answers to your most difficult questions-and will answer the most important questions you need to know (and didn't know you had ). Whether you are the first in your family to attend college or come from a long line of graduates, are attending college right after high school or are going back to school later in life while balancing a career, I Can Finish College will take you through all central experiences, mysteries, and relationships that you'll encounter leading up to graduation and beyond.
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
Community College Companion by Enrollment at community colleges is booming. but as students of all ages pursue this path many don't know how to pick the right program, juggle classes with other responsibilities, or succeed academically. This book guides students through these areas and shows them how to make the most of the community college experience. Students will explore certificate and degree options; connect their needs, plans, and personalities to courses and programs; and gain tips for enhancing their financial aid package and scoring scholarships. Community College Companion also takes students beyond the early stages of their experience to set themselves up for success in college and their future careers. Readers learn how to make the most of online courses; take advantage of campus resources; avoid commuting inefficiencies; play it smart during the transfer process; and develop a career plan.
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
A free service that assists you in finding scholarships, financial aid, and student loans.
Also a free website, but it's focus is more informational and educational. (FinAid's creator was the publisher for Fastweb.)