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Quick and Dirty Tips for Life After College

Your Ultimate Guide to Career Success

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Mignon Fogarty, Monica Reinagel, Stever Robbins, Ben Greenfield, Dr. Sanaz Majd, Laura Adams, Adam Freedman, Richie Frieman, Jason Marshall, Lisa Marshall, Jolanta Benal, and Amanda Thomas

St. Martin's Griffin

Graduating college is a momentous achievement.But once the diploma is awarded and the parties are over...now what?What's the next step?How do we bridge the gap between our college days and the "real world"? That's where the experts at Quick and Dirty Tips come in. Their wisdom and experience will turn your uncertainty into confidence, your ineptitude into skill, and your questions into answers. In this essential guide for life after college, 12 experts from the Quick and Dirty Tips network tackle the most important issues facing every recent grad. Including: - How do I get a job?- Should I go to law school?- How do I lose the weight I gained in college?
- Can writing become a career?- Is my resume causing my unemployment?- How do I stock a healthy kitchen on a budget?- How can I use math to land my dream job? And many others! Incorporate this insightful advice into your post-college life and you'll cruise straight to real life success! 

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QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS FOR LIFE AFTER COLLEGE (Chapter 1)

MONEY GIRL

Personal Finance for New Graduates

by Laura Adams

Life after college is like a breath of fresh air. No more cramming for exams, rushing to make deadlines for assignments, or eating really bad cafeteria food. Now you can start living life on your terms, right?

Whether you've already landed your first job or are still searching for one, I bet your finances are tight. Though you're just starting out, how you handle money over the next few years is incredibly important. If you learn the three fundamental rules

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  • Mignon Fogarty, Monica Reinagel, Stever Robbins, Ben Greenfield, Dr. Sanaz Majd, Laura Adams, Adam Freedman, Richie Frieman, Jason Marshall, Lisa Marshall, Jolanta Benal, and Amanda Thomas

  • Dog Trainer - Jolanta Benal is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed (one of only a handful of dog trainers to hold this title). She works with private clients to help dogs with general manners or with serious difficulties such as aggression and separation anxiety. She is the author of The Dog Trainer’s Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet.

    Domestic CEO
    - Before becoming a domestic expert, Amanda Thomas worked in corporate America, where she learned the importance of systems and routines. In 2007, Amanda started Moxie Girl Household Assistants as a way to help families create organized, clean, well-functioning homes.

    Get-Fit Guy
    - Voted the NSCA National Personal Trainer of the Year, Ben Greenfield is one of the top exercise and triathlon experts in the nation, and has authored multiple books and DVDs. His most recent book is Get-Fit Guy’s Guide to Achieving Your Ideal Body. He coaches individuals for weight loss, lean muscle gain, holistic wellness, and sports performance.

    Get-It-Done Guy
    - Stever Robbins is a successful entrepreneur, with degrees from Harvard and MIT. A veteran of nine startups, including FTP Software, Intuit, and HEAR Music, he authored Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More and speaks on leadership, entrepreneurship, productivity, and persuasion. As CEO of Stever Robbins, Inc., he coaches executives in building stronger businesses, careers, and lives.

    Grammar Girl
    - Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips network. Her top-rated podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times and she counts almost 200,000 Twitter followers. She is the author of eight books, including Grammar Girl’s Ultimate Writing Guide and the Grammar Devotional.

    House Call Doctor - Dr. Sanaz Majd is a board-certified family medicine physician who graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and is now practicing in sunny Southern California. She sees everything from pediatrics to geriatrics, but her special interests are women's health and patient education.

    Legal Lad
    - Adam Freedman is a lawyer and a regular columnist for the New York Law Journal and Vocabula Review. His 2007 book, The Party of the First Part was hailed by William Safire as "a lighthearted but lucid explanation of legalese." Freedman’s legal commentary has been featured in The New York Times, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and on Public Radio. Freedman has degrees from Yale, Oxford, and the University of Chicago.

    Math Dude
    - Jason Marshall works as a research scientist at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) studying the infrared light emitted by starburst galaxies and quasars. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral scholar at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Jason obtained a Ph.D. from Cornell University and a B.S. in Astrophysics from UCLA.

    Modern Manners Guy
    - Richie Frieman’s humorous and distinct voice stems from his colorful career history, which includes stints as a professional artist and a professional wrestler. Whether in the boardroom or in the wrestling ring, Richie has seen manners and etiquette at its best and at its most bizarre. He is the author of several popular children's books.

    Money Girl - Laura D. Adams' latest book, Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich, won the Excellence in Financial Literary Education (EIFLE) Award for 2011. She is a freelance writer, speaker, financial life coach, business consultant, and entrepreneur. Laura holds a B.S. from Sewanee and an MBA from the University of Florida.

    Nutrition Diva
    - Monica Reinagel, MS, LN, CNS, is a board-certified, licensed nutritionist and a professionally-trained chef. Her #1-ranked Nutrition Diva podcast has been downloaded more than 9 million times and her expert advice is regularly featured on television, radio, and in the nation's leading newspapers and magazines. She’s the author of six books, including Nutrition Diva’s Secrets for a Healthy Diet.

    Public Speaker
    - Lisa B. Marshall has been helping organizations and individuals with their communication skills for over a dozen years. Her award-winning podcast has earned nearly 7 million downloads since 2008. Lisa has been featured on CBS Money Watch, Woman’s Day, Cosmopolitan, and many other media outlets. Her book Smart Talk will be published in January 2013.

     

     

     

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Quick and Dirty Tips for Life After College

Your Ultimate Guide to Career Success

Quick & Dirty Tips

Mignon Fogarty, Monica Reinagel, Stever Robbins, Ben Greenfield, Dr. Sanaz Majd, Laura Adams, Adam Freedman, Richie Frieman, Jason Marshall, Lisa Marshall, Jolanta Benal, and Amanda Thomas

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