Record Details

Catalog Search's guide to life after college / written and edited by David Klein and Chris Schonberger wirh Stuart Schultz and Tory Hoen.

Klein, David. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781935707233 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 193570723X
  • Description: v, 371 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York] : MG Prep Inc., 2011.

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult Nonfiction HQ 2039 U6 G733 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 646.7/Klein (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: "Jobs, healthcare, housing, dating, cars, finances, and more..."Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note: Start Here -- Why We Wrote This Book -- How to Use This Book -- Chapter I. Holy $*%#, I Just Graduated! -- Ten Things to Do After Graduation -- The Traveling Grad -- 20 Hot Post Grad Trips -- How to Travel Abroad for Free -- Confessions of an Undercover Adventurer / Tory Hoen -- Ways to Use Your Student ID -- D.I.Y. Post-College Education -- Dating -- Breaking Up in the Age of Gchat / Mary Kathryn Burke -- Cooking -- Kitchen 101 -- Learning to Shop and Cook -- The Under-$50 Pantry -- Interview: Mark Bittman's Guide to Post-College Cooking -- Wine Appreciation 101 -- Exploring the World of Beer -- Coping with the One-Year Rut -- Chapter II. Career Options -- Five Things to Do Before You Get a Job -- Understanding Your Ideal Job Profile -- Which Industries Are the Safest in a Recession? / Alexandra Levit -- Top Entry-Level Employers -- The Wide World of Jobs -- Changing Industries, Functions, and/or Organizations -- Researching Career Options, Companies, and Industries -- Interview: Doing What You Love, with MC Naledge -- Where to Actually Find a Full-Time Job -- Ask the Expert: How to Start Your Own Business -- Government Jobs -- Non-Profit Jobs -- Freelancing -- Internships -- Plan B (How To Earn Cash Now) -- Temp Work -- Chapter III. Getting Hired -- Cleaning Up Your Online Identity -- Resume -- Sample Resume -- Cover Letter -- Sample Cover Letter -- Salary Requirements -- Emailing Your Job Application -- References -- Networking -- The Informational Interview -- Sample Informational Interview Request -- Professional Networking Sites: The Anti-Social Solution -- Ask the Expert: LinkedIn Tips for Recent Grads -- Interviewing -- Interview Dress -- Sample Interview Questions -- Follow-Ups -- Sample Thank You Note -- Making a Decision -- Settling: Should I Take a Job I'm Not 100% Sure About? -- Interview: To Thine Own Self Be True, with Alan J. Pickman -- Chapter IV. Working Life -- First Jobs of Famous People -- Surviving Your First Day -- Ask the Expert: Women in the Workplace / Hannah Seligson -- School vs. Work: What's the Difference? -- Office Politics -- Business Speak -- Ask the Expert: Do I Have Imposter Syndrome? with Dr. Valerie Young -- The Importance of Mentors -- Office Romance -- Office Dress -- Internet, Email, and Phone -- Instant Messenger -- Business Meal Etiquette -- Business Travel -- Ten Steps to Take If You Lose Your Job -- On Work and Boredom -- Beyond Your First Job -- Chapter V. Housing -- Moving Home -- Location, Location, Location -- Gradspot's Ultimate (Abridged) City Guide -- Top Five Tips for Moving With and Without a Mover -- Neighborhood, Space, Cost: Two Outta Three Ain't Bad -- The Real Estate Hunt -- Ad Speak in Real Estate Listings -- Sealing the Deal: Applying and Signing the Lease -- Confessions of a Nomad: The Modern-Day Odysseus / Gritz -- Guarantors -- Specifics of Renting a Condo -- Specifics of Renting a House -- The Negotiator's Toolkit -- Roommate Living -- Subletting -- Renters Insurance -- Setting Up Your Pad -- Dealing with Housing Issues -- Buying Your Own Pad -- Top Ten Ways to Go Green in Your First Apartment -- Chapter VI. Money -- Personal Finance Cheat Sheet -- Everything You Wanted to Know About Credit -- Repaying Your Debt -- Student Debt -- Bank Accounts -- How to Write a Personal Check -- Automatic Bill Pay -- Credit Cards -- Deciphering Your Credit Card Bll -- Easy Budgeting: Audit Yourself -- Saying & Investing -- Do I Pay Off Debt or Invest? -- Investing for Short-Term Purchases -- Investing for the Medium-Term -- Investing for Retirement: 401 (k)s and IRAs -- Long-Term Investing: Stocks & Funds -- Opening a Brokerage/Investment Account -- Investment Cheat Sheet -- Building a Financial Management System -- Taxes -- Common Tax Forms & Deductions for Recent Grads -- Hire a Tax Professional or Do It Yourself? -- Chapter VII. Cars & Commuting -- Do You Need a Car? -- Buying vs. Leasing -- Choosing a Car -- Ten Great Cars for Recent Grads / Eddie Alterman -- Hitting the Dealership and Making a Deal -- Signing the Contract -- Buying Used Without Getting Abused -- Purchasing New and Used Cars with Financing -- Leasing Cars -- Car Insurance -- Auto Essentials -- Mileage Chart: How Much Do You Need for Gas -- Top Ten Ways to Be a Green Driver -- End of the Road: How to Sell Your Car -- Chapter VIII. Health -- Health Insurance: Why You Need It -- Lingo: Talking Health Insurance -- Getting Health Care on Your Own -- Health Insurance Essentials -- Women-Specific Health Care Concerns -- Getting Health Care Through Work -- HMOs vs.PPOs -- Dealing With Your Health Insurance Company -- Choosing a Doctor -- How to Choose a Dentist -- Ask the Expert: Should I Buy Dental Insurance -- Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle -- Healthy Recipes -- The Gym -- 411 on STDs -- Chapter IX. Grad School -- Five Good and Bad Reasons to Go to Grad School -- Deciding What to Study -- Finding the Right School -- Business, Law, and Education -- Studying for the GMAT, LSAT, and GRE -- Funding Grad School -- Is It Possible to Balance Full-Time Work with Part-Time Grad School? -- Epilogue: The Golden Rule of Life After College -- Appendix: Gradspot Recipes -- Further Reading -- About the Authors
Schonberger, Chris. (Added Author). Schultz, Stuart. (Added Author). Hoen, Tory. (Added Author).

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