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 graduate. Including: - How do I get a job?- Should I go to law school?- How do I lose the weight I gained in college?- Can I become a writer?- How do I stock a healthy kitchen on a budget?- How can I use math to land my dream job? And many others! Incorporate these insightful tips into your post-collegiate life and you'll cruise straight to real world success!
Mignon FogartyNotify me of new titles added by this author
MIGNON FOGARTY, the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network, is also the author of the New York Times bestselling Grammar Girl's Quick And Dirty Tips For Better Writing and The Grammar Devotional. Her straightforward, bite-sized tips on grammar have led to features in the New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and an appearance on Oprah. She lives in Reno, Nevada.
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A noted nutrition researcher and author, Monica Reinagel has written and edited numerous books, articles, and other publications on health, nutrition, and diet. Her books include Life Extension Revolution: The New Science of Growing Older without Aging and Secrets of Evening Primrose Oil.
To promote her philosophy of staying healthy and living well, Monica combines the science of preventive nutrition with the fun and flair of gourmet cooking. She studied nutrition at the University of Bridgeport and received her professional culinary training at l'Academie de Cuisine in Washington, DC.
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Stever Robbins hosts the Quick and Dirty Tips network's Get-it-Done Guy podcast, an iTunes #1 business podcast. An executive coach, professional speaker, and entrepreneur, Stever co-founded FTP Software and managed the creation of the Quicken VISA Card. He holds a Bachelor's from MIT and an MBA from Harvard.
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Ben Greenfield is a prominent expert voice in the burgeoning triathlon industry. Known as The Brain of triathlon, he holds a Masters degree in exercise science and biomechanics, an ISSN Sports Nutrition Certification, a Serotta Bike Fit Certification, and the highest attainable certification as a Strength & Conditioning Coach by the NSCA. Each week his blog receives tens of thousands of unique visitors who download his weekly nutrition and training articles and audios. He is the voice and author for Get-Fit Guy the #1 fitness podcast in iTunes, and a regular contributor to triathlon publications such as LAVA magazine, Triathlete magazine, Everymantri, OnTri, TriFuel, Xtri, and Firstoffthebike. Ben has competed in the Triathlon World Championships of Olympic, Half and Full Ironman distances, and is the #1 ranked triathlete for Triathlon Northwest.
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Laura D. AdamsNotify me of new titles added by this author
Laura Adams is the host ofMoney Girl on Macmillan's Quick and Dirty Tips digital media network. She shares weekly tips and advice on a variety of personal finance topics. Her experience as an entrepreneur, real estate investor, corporate sales and marketing trainer, human resources professional, and instructional designer enriches her writing and brings vast experience to her audience.
Laura was born in Charleston, South Carolina. She received a B.S. in Natural Resources from The University of the South in Sewanee, TN and an M.B.A. from the University of Florida. She lives in central Florida with her husband and their yellow Lab.
Adam FreedmanNotify me of new titles added by this author
Adam Freedman writes the "Legal Lingo" column for the New York Law Journal Magazine, and was a litigator before joining a major investment bank where he earns his living decoding policies and procedures into plain English. He holds degrees from Yale, Oxford, and the University of Chicago and has written for Newsweek International and Slate.com, among others. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Richie FriemanNotify me of new titles added by this author
A modern day Renaissance man, Richie Frieman is the host of the popular Modern Manners Guy podcast on the Quick and Dirty Tips network (with 7.4 million podcast downloads, and counting!). His 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 at their best and their most bizarre. Richie’s outlook on modern manners is humorous, honest, and above all else, practical. He is routinely featured on FOX News, Huffington Post, Shape, FHM, Sharp Magazine, Baltimore Sun, and many other media outlets. Richie is founder/CEO of the award-winning music and lifestyle magazine Pens Eye View, for which he was awarded a Laureate medal at the 2008 Computerworld Honors Program (formerly known as the Smithsonian Award). Richie is also the author of several children's books and the founder of Charm City Babies, a fashion line that creates rock 'n' roll-inspired onesies and donates one article of clothing to charities worldwide for every one article sold. He lives in Baltimore with his wife and two children.
Jason MarshallNotify me of new titles added by this author
When not writing and hosting the Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier podcast, Jason Marshall works as a staff research scientist at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) studying the infrared light emitted by starburst galaxies and quasars. Before that, he was a postdoctoral scholar at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Jason obtained a PhD from Cornell University, where he worked with the team of astronomers that built the IRS (nothing to do with taxes) instrument for the Spitzer Space Telescope and helped teach many physics and astronomy classes. In addition to these astronomical pursuits, Jason has many earthly interests: traveling the world, tinkering with technology, watching and playing soccer, and spending time with his wife, Shannon, fixing up their small but increasingly comfortable Los Angeles area home.
Lisa B. MarshallNotify me of new titles added by this author
Lisa B. Marshall is a communication strategist, author, and professional speaker who has been helping organizations improve productivity by honing their internal and external communication skills for over a decade. Her award-winning podcast, The Public Speaker's Quick and Dirty Tips for Improving Your Communication Skills, has earned nearly 7 million downloads since 2009! Lisa has been featured on CBS Money Watch, Ragan.com, Woman's Day, and many other media outlets. Her clients include Roche, Genentech, The American Heart Association, Merck, Exxon Mobile, Harvard, and Stanford, just to name a few. Lisa produces a daily business newsletter, Communication Success, for the Hewlett-Packard ePrint Center, which reaches up to 500 million enterprise printers globally in three languages. Lisa is also the author (and reader) of the audiobook The Public Speaker's Guide to Ace Your Interview. She holds a master's degree in interpersonal and organizational communication from the State University of New York. She lives near Philadelphia with her husband and two children.
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Jolanta BenalNotify me of new titles added by this author
Jolanta Benal never had dogs until she was persuaded to adopt a stray 11 years ago. Now, Jolanta is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and the host of The Dog Trainer's Quick and Dirty Tips for Teaching and Caring for Your Pet, which iTunes named a top podcast of 2009. She is also a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and was a founding member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, serving as the first associate editor of its journal, Animal Behavior Consulting: Theory and Practice. Active in the movement to professionalize dog training and behavior consulting and put them on a sound scientific basis, she has studied with the eminent trainer Pat Miller and taken academic courses in canine cognition and learning, as well as regularly attending scientific seminars on behavior and training. Jolanta sees private clients in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
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St. Martin's Griffin
September 23, 2012
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