Surviving Successfully and Happily on Your Own After College
Author: Beverly D. Roman
Publisher: Br Anchor Publishing
Category: College graduates
THE GRADUATE'S HANDBOOK is specifically designed to help college graduates or young professionals with limited resources. It is not impossible for folks to look polished, put their best foot forward & still have some money in their pocket--& in the bank! For anyone leaving college or working & struggling to make ends meet, this book has many valuable tips to help them radiate self-confidence while learning office protocol. AND THAT'S JUST FOR STARTERS! This handy book guides young professionals step by step through writing a resume to becoming happily & safely established in a new job. Readers will find tips for locating a manageable apartment, obtaining adequate insurance, dressing well with limited funds, prioritizing finances, & negotiating secure rental agreements. Checklists provide a quick reference for economical relocation, domestic or international. Fifteen resources & numerous safety tips are included. For parents, grandparents, or friends of young professionals. THE GRADUATE'S HANDBOOK is the ideal gift item. Available from the publisher, or Quality Books. Beverly also published the highly successful book MOVING MINUS MISHAPS, now in its second edition & selling across the USA & abroad.
You’re advising students to help ensure their success—but who’s going to advise you? With university budgets shrinking, graduate advisors find their workloads increasing. A professor emeritus of educational psychology at McGill University with more than forty years of advising experience and several teaching awards, Bruce M. Shore provides a practical guide here that demystifies the advisor-student relationship and helps both parties thrive. Emphasizing the interpersonal relationship at the heart of this important academic partnership, he reveals how advisors can draw on their own strengths to create a rewarding rapport. The Graduate Advisor Handbook moves chronologically through the advising process, from the first knock on the door to the last reference letter. Along the way it covers: transparent communication effective motivation cooperative troubleshooting touchy subjects, including what to do when personal boundaries are crossed and how to deliver difficult news—with sample scripts to help advisors find the right words for even the toughest situations A valuable resource, The Graduate Advisor Handbook has the cool-headed advice and comprehensive coverage that advisors need to make the advising relationship not just effective but also enjoyable.
For more than fifteen years The Graduate School Funding Handbook has been an invaluable resource for students applying to graduate school in the United States or abroad, at the master's, doctoral, and postdoctoral levels. Illuminating the competitive world of graduate education funding in the arts, humanities, sciences, and engineering, the book offers general and specific information in an intelligent, comprehensive, and straightforward manner so that readers can save time and make winning grant and fellowship applications. The authors include detailed descriptions of the types of funding offered graduate students, ranging from tuition scholarships to assistantships, work-study opportunities, and university loan programs. In addition, the handbook thoroughly covers the availability of nationally prominent grants and fellowships through the federal government and private organizations. This revised third edition provides a wealth of additional information and advice and details a number of new grant opportunities including several aimed at women, minorities, and other underrepresented student groups. Covering fellowships and grants for individual training, study abroad, research, dissertations, and postdoctoral work, the book includes useful addresses, deadlines, number of available awards, number of applicants, purpose of grants and restrictions, duration of awards, applicant eligibility, and application requirements. The information is comprehensive, detailed, and current, based on data from funding agencies through interviews, review of application packets, web site information, and the authors' many years of experience in the field.