Higher Education: On Life, Landing a Job, and Everything

Higher Education: On Life, Landing a Job, and Everything Else They Didn't Teach You in College Today s college grads face a new set of challenges brought on by a sluggish job market, changing technology, and staggering amounts of debt The rules have changed since their parents were in school, leaving young adults at a loss for advice that addresses their immediate concerns as well as the big picture questions with which each generation of young adults must contendLife coach Ken Jedding has spent the past decade talking one on one with college students and graduates across the country in his workshops and lectures In Higher Education, he provides a fresh, modern guidebook to postcollegiate life that addresses the issues and concerns he hears voiced most often From the lofty What is my purpose in life to the practical How can I land my dream job to the increasingly common if somewhat terrifying How did I wind up back in my parents house , Jedding s valuable insight, wisdom, and humor provide a much needed roadmap for the journey that is only just beginning


10 thoughts on “Higher Education: On Life, Landing a Job, and Everything Else They Didn't Teach You in College

  1. says:

    The author does an excellent job tackling many complex issues facing recent college graduates and approaches them one by one in a clear and concise manner He breaks down young twenty something year olds common anxieties of the real work and helps to ease those fears The many unknowns after college is normal and the realization of what a person is


  2. says:

    The stress affecting today s youth is not the same as generations before The biggest worry concerning most is the amount of debt they will be in There are other concerns that are just as important, such as, how do know if I m making the right career choice Will I make enough money to pay back my loans What can I do to make sure that I don t end up


  3. says:

    This book simply reaffirmed what had been going through my mind for a while now Or I guess I should say it helped me become okay with the fact that where I m directing my life is correct It was great to read on the tail end of my quarter life crisis but I think it might have beenbeneficial to read right out of college Either way, it s worth picking


  4. says:

    This book would be great for people going into college just as much as coming out of college You can read this to feel better about yourself and what path you are thinking to go down It may help quiet the negative outside voices Parents, relatives, friends, strangers Help you stick to your passion, and beliefs If you are looking for getting a job ad


  5. says:

    Doesn t exactly reinvent the wheel on the whole self help circuit but does tailor it to fit the just out of college demographic It was nice to know that a lot of the frustration on being a early 20something, without a dream career, and living at home is normal and understandable I would recommend it to others just out of school trying to figure out w


  6. says:

    I think this would be an awesome book for anyone who has just graduated from college or University, or in their early twenties.


  7. says:

    I interviewed Jedding Every Recent college graduate should read it and parents of those graduates.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back To Top