HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR MAJOR
By Mary E. Ghilani. Equip students with the tools and information they need to select a college major and future career. This practical manual explores strategies and tips for choosing a career while providing ways to overcome career indecisiveness. Intro chapters include a four-step career decision-making model, recommended high school classes for specific college majors, different career development theories, and common career myths. Subsequent chapters present suggestions for careers based on personality type (e.g., "Careers for Compassionate People") along with the latest employment projections and salary figures. Also included are suggestions for what to do when feeling stuck and eight "Career Ready" competencies sought by employers. Grades 9 and up. Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Greenwood. 236 pages. ©2017.