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.


Book Appearances

  • October 27, 2016 / Scranton, PA

    Making the Most of the College Search and Your Undergraduate Years

    U. of Scranton, Kane Forum, Leahy Hall

    7 p.m.


    Scranton, PA
  • November 15, 2016 / Philadelphia

    Making the Most of the College Search and Your Undergraduate Years

    University of Pennsylvania, Claudia Cohen Hall

    7 p.m.

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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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