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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Gap Year May Have Benefits Long After College
Not every child who gets into college is ready to go. For some, taking a “gap year” — deferring admission for a year after high school graduation — may prove invaluable, helping a child thrive in college and after graduation as well. That’s among the messages in Jeffrey J. Selingo’s newest book, “There Is Life After College: What...
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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

May 2016 June 2016
    • The New York Times Higher Ed Leaders Forum | New York
July 2016
    • Keynote, Student Success Leadership Conference, University of Central Michigan | Mt. Pleasant, MI
    • Naviance Summer Institute | Scottsdale, AZ
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