On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9781459730175_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $3.99
edition:eBook
category: Study Aids
published: May 2015
ISBN:9781459730175
publisher: Dundurn Press

What To Consider if You're Considering College — The Big Picture

by Bill Morrison & Ken S. Coates

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
higher, education, college guides
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $3.99
edition:eBook
category: Study Aids
published: May 2015
ISBN:9781459730175
publisher: Dundurn Press
Description

Going to college used to be a passport to future success, but that's no longer the case. For some students, it's still a good choice that leads to a successful career after graduation, but for many their degrees are worthless pieces of paper. Choose the wrong program and graduation is more likely to lead to disillusionment and debt than a steady paycheque.
Yet parents, guidance counselors, and politicians still push higher education as if it's the only option for building a secure future. In this book, Ken S. Coates and Bill Morrison set out to explore the many educational opportunities and career paths open to Canadian high-school students and those in their twenties. This book is designed to help young adults decide whether to pursue a degree, enroll for skills training, or investigate one of the many other options that are available.
In this special excerpt, we take a wide-angle look at the world that awaits you after high school and how to cope with it while making the best decisions for a prosperous future, including 1. Preparing for Life After High School, 2. Surviving and Thriving in Post-Secondary Education, and 3. Who Are You and What Are Your Choices? This book will help you consider all the options in a clear, rational way.

About the Authors

Bill Morrison was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia, and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Kenneth Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, B.C.

Author profile page >

Bill Morrison was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia, and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Kenneth Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, B.C.

Author profile page >

Buy this book at:

Buy the e-book:

Related Blog Posts

Other Titles by Bill Morrison

On the Frontier

On the Frontier

Letters from the Canadian West in the 1880s
edition:eBook
More Info

The Forgotten North

A History of Canada's Provincial Norths
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged :
More Info
Campus Confidential

Campus Confidential

100 startling things you don't know about Canadian universities (Second Edition)
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged : higher
More Info
Dream Factories

Dream Factories

Why Universities Won't Solve the Youth Jobs Crisis
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
More Info

Other Titles by Ken S. Coates

Strange Things Done

Strange Things Done

Murder in Yukon History
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged :
More Info
On the Frontier

On the Frontier

Letters from the Canadian West in the 1880s
edition:eBook
More Info

Pacific Partners

The Japanese Presence in Canadian Business, Society, and Culture
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged :
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...