Jeff Selingo – Best-selling author, award-winning columnist, keynote speaker

New York Times Bestseller

There is Life After College

What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow

Full of tips, advice, and insight, this wise, practical guide will help every student, no matter their major or degree, find real employment—and give their parents some peace of mind.


Jeff discusses There Is Life After College on the PBS NewsHour

About Jeff

Jeff Selingo has written about higher education for two decades. He is author of three books and a regular contributor to the Washington Post.

His newest book, There Is Life After College (HarperCollins, 2016), explores how today’s young adults need to navigate school in order to succeed in the job market of tomorrow. His first book, College (Un)Bound, was a New York Times best-selling education book. Read more about Jeff here.

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Recent Column

Just because your kids are headed off to college, it doesn’t mean they’ll graduate
Two new reports describe who completes college and the warning signs for students at risk of dropping out paint a picture of a much different future than the one most parents imagine for their...
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Jeff engages audiences around the world. He’s as comfortable speaking at executive leadership retreats as he is delivering keynote speeches at national meetings, tailoring his insight and ideas as needed.

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Upcoming Appearances

January 2017
    • Keynote session, Association of American Colleges & Universities, annual meeting | San Francisco
    • Pearson Annual Sales Conference | San Diego*
    • Jenzabar, Club of Innovators |Fernandina Beach, FL*
February 2017
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