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FEATURED COLLEGE SUCCESS BOOK
Career Wisdom for College Students: Insights You Won’t Get in Class, on the Internet, or From Your Parents, by Peter Vogt (Checkmark Books). A career advice book for those who need it most — college students facing monumental decisions about your future but who may not have all the information you need to succeed.
TOP COLLEGE SUCCESS BOOKS
Complete Idiot’s Guide to Choosing a College Major: Future-Focused Strategies for Finding a Field Where You’ll Excel, Randall S. Hansen. Ph.D. (Alpha). Read more about the book here.
Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire Up Your Dreams, and Get a Very Cool Job, by Patrick Combs (Ten Speed Press).
OTHER COLLEGE SUCCESS BOOKS
Been There, Should’ve Done That: 995 Tips for Making the Most of College, by Suzette Tyler (Front Porch Press).
The Latino Student’s Guide to College Success, by Leonard A. Valverde (Greenwood Press).
The Secret to Your College Success: 101 Ways to Make the Most of Your College Experience, by Toni Buxton (Writers Club Press).
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