Advising 1 Concepts and Principles

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1 Advising 1 – Concepts and Principles CONCEPTS Consumption vs. Investment Investment in Human Capital o general vs specific human capital Returns to Higher Education o gross – almost double annual income for college degree o net 5-12% per year o non-pecuniary returns PRINCIPLES GET UP, SHOW UP, KEEP UP Have a plan -think NOW, about where you want to wind up after 4 (5) years o cum laude, phi beta kappa, honors, Rhodes scholar, president of frat o time abroad? o interesting important summer jobs/internships Do your homework - find out about opportunities, requirements, etc before rather than after it's too late. o Major/ graduation requirements Get advice from various sources and listen o Read, talk, don't totally believe. o Ask about careers, courses, opportunities. o Get friendly with some senior people - they'll get you opportunities if they like you and think you're good (they like people who come to them for advice, who do their homework and know what the Prof is
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