Higher Education

Connect College to Career: Student Guide to Work and Life Transition, 1st Edition

  • Paul I. Hettich Barat College
  • Camille Helkowski Loyola University Chicago
  • ISBN-10: 0534625827  |  ISBN-13: 9780534625825
  • 304 Pages
  • © 2005 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $78.50



The text is intended for students who are juniors/seniors and are thinking about their impending transition towards a career. The book recommends courses of action that will help facilitate the transition from school to life and workplace.

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Table of Contents

1. Transitions, Expectations and the Journey Ahead.
2. From College to Corporate Culture: You�re a Freshman Again!
3. Coming of Age: Young Adult Development.
4. Cognitive Development During and After College: What You Should Know About Knowing.
5. Intelligence Revisited: What It Really Means to be Smart.
6. Motivation and Learning: Principles That Work When You Do.
7. Relationships - At Home, At Work, In the Community.
8. Working to Your Heart�s Content.
9. Looking Back and Moving Forward.
Author Index.

Efficacy and Outcomes


"The text does a very good job of explaining the process of transition and makes it real for college students….I also think the style of the writing and the types of exercises presented will connect well with college students."

— Bruce Peterson, Sonoma State University

"The journal starters are excellent exercises…these type of exercises, which promote deeper thinking on a personal level, seem very effective."

— Wendy Stubbs, University of South Dakota


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Online Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 0534625835 | ISBN-13: 9780534625832)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Paul I. Hettich

Paul Hettich is a professor of psychology at Barat College. He received his doctorate degree from Loyola University in Chicago.