Career Basics Executive Summary
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My Next Move helps to find a career path.  
Mark Cuban Q&A at Oxford University 65 min vide

Executive Summary
1) Hard and Soft Skills facilitate Career Success. 
The capacity to learn is a gift, the ability to learn
is a skill, and the willingness to learn is a choice.

Skills or Grades
Two B's, an A and a C 
Which is better?

Technical Skill Enhance the Liberal Arts Skills

2) What you study and life activities determine
skill levels and lead to determine degree of success.

3) College is No Guarantee of Success.Forbes

4) Do what you like because our very competitive
 world requires much effort for success. 

5) Most new jobs are in retail, health care, education, and STEM areas.
Most of the first two pay little, education pay varies, and
most of the high paying, few in number STEM jobs are high paying.

6) Studies show most careers are enhanced by digital knowledge.
Start today by enhancing your
Geekability. How?
Learn and use
one software program or Apps per month.

Tutoring to Improving SAT testing ability
helps little.
Associated anxiety may be a serious problem.

8) Choose a College/Major for which you are academically well prepared.
a) Grants and grades will be higher.
b) Provides time to enhance non-academic soft skills.
c) Contact with Professors and resulting networking increases.

SAT Coaching Found to Boost Scores--Barely WSJ

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9) Social networking and good mentors are most important for success.

10) Data indicates that college is not a good financial investment for many students
so many attend a local Community College for the first two years.

Thanks author/edited Walter Antoniotti