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Life After School. Explained (Cap & Compass). This book is a fun, breezy, and cool reference guide for dealing with just about everything in life after college. Life After School is full of helpful hints on numerous subjects, including dining etiquette, budgeting and investing, medical insurance, apartments, taxes, and much more. Written by a trio of young professionals.
TOP SUCCESS AFTER COLLEGE BOOKS
Grad to Great: Discover the Secrets to Success in Your First Career, by Anne Brown and Beth Zefo (Dalidaze Press).
Leaving Campus and Going to Work, by T. Jason Smith (Aspen Mountain Publishing).
OTHER SUCCESS AFTER COLLEGE BOOKS
The Go-Girl Guide: Surviving Your 20s with Savvy, Soul, and Style, by Julia Bourland (McGraw-Hill).
Graduate! Everything You Need to Succeed After College, by Kristen Gustafson (Capital Books).
How to Succeed in Your First Job: Tips for College Graduates, by Ed Horton and Sharon S. Naquin (Berrett-Koehler Publishers).
Life After College: What to Expect and How to Succeed in Your Career, by Andy Masters (Hawthorn Publishing).
My Reality Check Bounced! The Twentysomething’s Guide to Cashing In on Your Real-World Dreams, by Jason Ryan Dorsey (Broadway Books).
20 Something Manifesto: Quarter-Lifers Speak Out About Who They Are, What They Want, and How to Get It, by Christine Hassler (New World).
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