25 Ways to Make College Pay Off: Advice for Anxious Parents from a Professor Who's Seen It All
Bill CoplinISBN: 081447456X; 9780814474563;
In the next few years, parents can expect to spend more than $40,000 per year on their child's college tuition. While that number may seem frightening, it is not as grim as the statistics that predict their child's chances of actually finding a job after graduation. Only about 20% of employers believe college graduates are ready for the workforce, and only 40% of graduates will find a job that will ensure their financial independence. The good news is that with the right advice, parents can turn their pricey investment into one that truly yields a high return and a rewarding career for their son or daughter. Professor Coplin offers honest advice for parents who want their child's college experience to ensure future success- both financially and emotionally. Parents will learn how to help their college-bound student: * develop skills employers actually want * get their first job * treat career services as their best ally * explore a variety of career paths *...