It’s never been harder to send a child to college. Or to help a new graduate settle into a rewarding career. Families facing college now confront an enormous Double Whammy. First, there is the astronomical rise in tuition prices. Second is the terrible decline in hiring of graduates. The best way to confront this daunting challenge is with a 1-2 punch of your own. You must figure out how to reduce your costs while figuring out how to increase the chances of finding a job post-graduation.
The New College Reality: Making College Work For Your Career explains how to do both of these things, and more. It takes a fresh look at all the old college advice most of us grew up with and substitutes more effective rules that are better suited to today’s higher education facts.
For graduates facing difficulty getting hired, Dr. Snyder’s latest book: The Unemployed College Graduate’s Survival Guide, explores up-to-date strategies for facing the current recession head-on, and coming out ahead.