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The academic hustle : the ultimate game plan for scholarships, internships, and job offers

Author: Matthew A Pigatt
Publisher: Coral Gables : Mango Publishing, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Provides a guide to improving your GPA, gaining college admission, winning awards and fellowships, and networking for academic and career success"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew A Pigatt
ISBN: 9781633539334 1633539334
OCLC Number: 1060584515
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I Foundation --
Set The Foundation: Identify What and Why p. 57 --
Find the Motivation: Personal Mission Statement p. 58 --
Determine Your Course: Career Planning p. 71 --
Define Your Steps: Goal Setting p. 92 --
Part II Four Pillars --
Pillar #1 Get the Best Education p. 103 --
Select the Right Institution p. 104 --
Decide on Your Area of Study p. 113 --
Pick Your Classes Strategically p. 115 --
Earn 'A's p. 119 --
Pillar #2 Develop an Impressive Résumé p. 131 --
Experience-Building Activities p. 133 --
Get Involved p. 135 --
How to Stand Out p. 156 --
Win Awards and Get Recognized p. 158 --
Create a Master Résumé p. 161 --
Pillar #3 Establish a Network of High Net Worth p. 165 --
It's About How You Connect With People p. 165 --
Power Networking p. 169 --
Building Strategic Relationships p. 174 --
Securing Strong Recommendations and References p. 180 --
Pillar #4 Tailor Your Presentation p. 187 --
How to Research Opportunities p. 189 --
Presenting Yourself as the Ideal Candidate p. 193 --
Elevator Conversation p. 196 --
Interviewing to Win p. 207 --
Cover Letters, Essay Questions, & Personal Statements p. 209 --
Develop a Working Portfolio p. 212 --
Part III Two Costs --
Money Is Time p. 221 --
Invest Your Time p. 223 --
Identifying What You Need to Do p. 225 --
Making Time to Do It p. 227 --
Doing It p. 231 --
Getting Organized for Classes, Extracurricular Activities, & Applying p. 232 --
Manage Your Money p. 235 --
Understand the Costs p. 236 --
How to Make Money p. 238 --
Crash Course in Personal Finance p. 245 --
Developing Award-Winning Applications p. 253 --
Complete Guide to Winning Everything p. 261.
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