Official Review: A Roadmap To Career Success

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Post by Laura Bach » 05 Jun 2018, 12:01

I would have loved to find this book when I was in high school and preparing for college. I am in college now and I am sure it can still help me. Thank you for the review!

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Post by Sahani Nimandra » 05 Jun 2018, 12:07

Sounds like a resourceful read for the upcoming youth. I see that unlike most books it has stated well and it is short read which is good. Thank you for sharing your review but I will pass this for now. This is a book that I don't mind referring it to the other youth who are eager to enter collage.
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Post by beckbeck123 » 05 Jun 2018, 12:08

Done college, for me this would have helped a great deal as I’m so indecisive and always looking for extra help to decide things, good review.

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Post by desantismt_17 » 05 Jun 2018, 12:09

I was surprised by the length, too. I remember when I was in college, and I would see these doorstopper-sized tomes on my mentor's shelves that promised knowledge about success. I always felt like I'd graduate before I finished reading them. This looks much more user-friendly. Thanks for your review!
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Post by Kat Berg » 05 Jun 2018, 12:11

As I look at this book and read the review, I think of all the teens I have worked with (a lot over many years) and I wonder how many would even crack the book open. The cover would be off-putting for most (and the goal is to get them to read it). But the inside, although applicable to teens, really sounds more geared toward adults. It is the very rare teen that cares about networking or making lists about their potential interests and strengths. I am sure the information is quite helpful for them as they prepare for college, but they would likely need to be forced to read it. It does have the length going for it, though!
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Post by Beth KG » 05 Jun 2018, 12:11

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This should be very helpful to people headed to college. Might even be useful to me now, lol! :lol:

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Post by kfwilson6 » 05 Jun 2018, 12:14

This sounds like an excellent book. I am so thrilled to see it is short too! I went to high school having no clue what career path to follow. Went to undergrad feeling the same. Then decided I still had no clue so I'd go get a Master's degree to give myself 2 more years to sort it out. Still no clue, but at least I got two degrees out of it. When I look back I can easily point out many things I should have done but passed up because I never thought to do it or was too scared to try. It's great the author doesn't just give a list of to dos but also provides explanations of why certain activities/skills are beneficial.

Nice review. I hope I never encounter an Australian spider.

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Post by Traci24 » 05 Jun 2018, 12:22

"A Roadmap to Career Success" sounds interesting and I wish I would have had something like this when I was venturing out. I think the shortness of the book is a good thing because then people can move through it quickly. It would also make it easier to look back if needed rather than sorting through a book that is a couple hundred pages.
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Post by Laura Del » 05 Jun 2018, 12:29

I wish this was out when I was in college. I had to figure all this stuff out for myself. Sounds like something I'll recommend to people I know who are just starting and/or just finishing college.
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Post by SamSim » 05 Jun 2018, 12:31

Apparently the sample, such as it is, doesn't do this book justice! As a non-prospective-college-student 30-something myself, I had no interest in this book whatsoever, but your review surprised me. If it's so brief and packed with practical information as you described, perhaps it's worth a read for pretty much anybody. Thanks for the thorough review!
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Post by Kendra M Parker » 05 Jun 2018, 12:32

This sounds like such a great book for getting ready for college. I may have to recommend some of the families of young people I work with check it out and see if it helps them make some of these hard choices seem a bit easier.

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Post by NicholetH » 05 Jun 2018, 12:33

This looks like a great book. I learned from this review that you need to start preparing your future career before you start high-school. I like that this book tells you step-by-step what to do and how to prepare. This is a very informative review. Congrats.

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Post by Ktwills79 » 05 Jun 2018, 12:39

Sounds like a great step-by-step guide for anyone really who is interested in pursuing their dream career. While I knew early on what I wanted to do, I wonder sometimes if I would have picked the same thing if I had stopped to even consider other careers while still in high school. I hope that high-schoolers and their parents are motivated to read this book since it is a nice, short plan for becoming successful in a world that makes in increasingly hard to actually be successful!

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Post by Rosebella » 05 Jun 2018, 12:44

I rarely read self help books and this book has target audience to which I don't belong. I won't read it. Great review of the book.
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Post by solanaphillip800 » 05 Jun 2018, 12:48

a book full from insight

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