Chapter 2 Making Decisions

It’s Your Career Be a Better Decision Maker

Decisions are an essential part of your life . . . personally and professionally. When you make a decision, you’re making a judgment or choice between two or more alternatives: Do I sign up for this professor or this other one? What’s better for my résumé—study abroad for a semester or do a summer internship or get involved with student organizations? What do I want for lunch—tacos, pizza, salad? Or do I even have time to eat before I go to class?

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