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What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, 2nd Edition: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future

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In today’s über-competitive climate, you can’t just wing it when you graduate and count on finding a great job (or a great job finding you). It pays to figure out your interests early, so you can decide what additional schooling—and tuition debt—makes sense for your chosen field. In What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, career authorities Carol Christen and Richard N. B ...more
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Published August 10th 2011 by Ten Speed Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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Emily Bennett
May 30, 2015 Emily Bennett rated it it was ok
I am ashamed of myself. On the very same day that I started reading this book, I gave it up.
I started reading it because I had decided that I would use this summer in a productive way. The particular productive way was to explore different career options, then what I would need to study in college to pursue those careers, and then start narrowing down my college options.
This book really didn't help me with that. I got bored quickly, and quickly gave it up. Not to mention, it also made me feel p
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Samantha
Jul 24, 2013 Samantha rated it really liked it
I thought this book was helpful for the most part. In my opinion certain parts of the book are best to read at certain points in your life. Like part one is best to read when you're in 8th or 9th grade and part three is more like for when you're in college, searching for your first job dealing with your major (I found this section kind of over-whelming since I'm not there yet. I'm only going to be a senior in high school.) I would recommend this book to anybody who wants advice for finding a ...more
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May 29, 2013 Kylia rated it liked it
While this was very useful to me and the exercises appealed to me, I found that I just didn't want to put the effort required into copying all the charts and pictures and everything so I could actually do them. (I borrowed the book.) As a result, I didn't really get much from it. I still liked it, though, and it's a wonderful book, which is why it has three stars.
Jessica
Oct 03, 2015 Jessica rated it really liked it
Carol's career advice to teens and young adults are spot-on. I found the book helpful and would recommend this book to young people searching for their first job out of high school or college.
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