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You can do anything : the surprising power of a "useless" liberal arts education

Author: George Anders
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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George Anders explains the remarkable power of a liberal arts education, and the ways it can open the door to cutting-edge jobs. The curiosity, creativity, and empathy that are hallmarks of a liberal arts education aren't unruly traits that must be reined in. You can be yourself, as an English major, and thrive in sales. You can segue from anthropology into the booming new field of user research; from classics into  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Anders
ISBN: 9780316548809 0316548804
OCLC Number: 966388609
Notes: "August 2017"--Title page verso.
Description: 342 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one. Your strengths. The explorers --
It's 480 B.C.--You have an ax --
You can start anywhere --
Part two. Your opportunities. My job didn't exist a year ago --
The problem solvers --
Frozen pipes, thawed minds --
Ruling the world --
Part three. Your allies. Employers that get it --
Your alumni connection --
What your campus can do --
Prepared forever --
Part four. Your tool kit. Telling your story --
Getting paid properly.
Responsibility: George Anders.

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In a tech-dominated world, what we actually need now more than ever are what we've been told for years are useless: liberal-arts graduates who bring deep, soulful humanity; wild ingenuity and  Read more...
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"As another academic year begins... [You Can Do Anything is a] salutary reminder... that what is learned on campus should have its greatest value beyond the university."--Wall Street Journal Read more...

 
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