By choosing a major that fits their personalities, college students may improve their career certainty, graduation rates, and even school involvement and satisfaction, according to research. With this best-selling book, students discover their personality types and the 10 best majors that relate to them.
This updated resource covers nearly 50 majors for the six personality types: realistic, investigative, artistic, social, enterprising, and conventional. A self-assessment helps readers quickly determine their personality types. Next, more than 90 best majors lists reveal the 10 best majors overall for each personality type, plus many must-know facts and figures not found elsewhere. Other best majors lists for each personality type include the best majors ranked by potential pay and growth of their related occupations; best majors at the bachelor’s and higher degree levels; and best majors for men, for women, for part-time jobs, or for self-employment. Bonus lists reveal the best majors for introverts, extroverts, persistent people, stress-tolerant people, detail-oriented people, innovators, and analytical thinkers.
The college majors are organized by personality type and described in an easy-to-digest format with information on typical sequences of high school and college courses, specializations in the major, related Classification of Instructional Programs, full descriptions of related jobs, earnings, growth, openings, verbal and math skill ratings, and other helpful details.
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|Release Date:||June 1, 2011|
|Topic:||College & Career|