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Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads: Finding a Path to Your Perfect Career

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Most people would love to have 20/20 hindsight on their careers. In Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads, college career experts Sheila Curran and Suzanne Greenwald have assembled the next best thing: the collective wisdom of a diverse and inspiring cast of success stories—twenty-three liberal arts graduates who have gone on to all manner of fascinating and satisfying profes ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Ten Speed Press (first published April 30th 2006)
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Aaron
Jan 31, 2016 Aaron rated it it was ok
This is another book I read for a class this semester about looking for jobs as a liberal arts major. This book contains some good anecdotes, but what I found again and again was the same simple advice: talk to everyone around you in your field, take risks, write thank-you notes to everyone that interviews you, intern, and stay relaxed. Most of the personal stories here relate to someone finding a management or business type job in spite of studying a foreign language or english in college. If y ...more
David
Apr 23, 2008 David added it
Truly an eye-opener: A college sophomore at Duke University, NC, I received a copy of 'Smart Moves' over the summer, at a time when I was extremely confused over which major I should choose, which career path I should follow etc. That was, until I received this book.
Through the stories of 23 other students, all ranging in a wide variety of careers and fields, I have realized that the next 3 years of my life will be about finding out what my passions are and where my interests for the future lie
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Dave
Oct 25, 2010 Dave rated it really liked it
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I really liked the case study approach to this topic. For a long time, I felt stuck looking for the easily mapped-out English major careers. This book helped me understand how varied my options are and what I still can/need to do to follow my passions in a logical career path. It's not that this book had the answers, but it did force me to come up with answers that made sense for me...if that makes sense.
Erin
Apr 07, 2014 Erin rated it liked it
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You know.... For work and stuff.
Danica Page (One Page at a Time)
A useful book for Liberal Arts grads.
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