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You Majored in What?

Mapping Your Path from Chaos to Career

You Majored in What? by Katharine Brooks
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As revolutionary as What Color Is Your Parachute?, this career guide for a new generation of job-seekers, from one of America's top college career counselors

With the job market in flux, young people face The Question: what are you going to do with that major?

In this indispensable guide, Dr. Katharine Brooks provides a road map for twenty-somethings, replacing obsolete thinking that "major = career," and instead using positive psychology, mapping techniques, and experimental wanderings to help job seekers reframe their skills. Brooks provides effective strategies to help readers mine their academic and life experiences for new insights into landing jobs with the best employers, and finding alternatives when the situation calls for a Plan B.

You Majored in What? offers a practical and proven approach to reframing experiences, discovering overlooked opportunities, and finding a true calling, regardless of your undergraduate major or the state of the job market.

From the Trade Paperback edition.
Penguin Publishing Group; April 2009
320 pages; ISBN 9781101050439
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Title: You Majored in What?
Author: Katharine Brooks
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