By Eric Burnett
“An outstanding commencement reward for any fresh grad out there…a refreshingly sincere, hilarious and heartfelt guidebook for someone in that complicated, awkward post-grad degree of existence. The e-book is an ideal mixture of wit and knowledge. I enjoyed Burnett’s funny suggestion on courting and marriage and located myself taking mental-notes on topics like occupation risk-taking and private finance.” Priscilla Chan – category of 2013 – Stanford college
You may have idea you left at the back of the realm of excessive anxiousness checking out the instant you donned your graduation gown and cap, and approved your degree on a degree a long way, far-off. Ahhh…the naiveté of teenage. yet as you are going to stroll deeper into the grownup international, you are going to detect that it'll be life’s questions that would actually kick you within the arse (and life’s retake coverage won’t be approximately as beneficiant as your teacher’s as soon as was). utilizing tales from historical past, psychology, economics, literature, and a life of answering incorrectly, Eric Burnett throws out the most important questions all graduates needs to face, whereas giving them the ammunition they’ll have to decide on correctly. alongside the best way, he may perhaps depart you second-guessing the various offerings you’ve already made, whereas spurring you to reflect on what questions didn’t make the minimize.
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E X E R C I S E 2 . 1 3 Your Turn! Look back at the news report presented at the start of this chapter. Which of the three passages gives an argument? Which gives an explanation? Which is neither an argument nor an explanation? E X E R C I S E 2 . 1 4 Determine whether the following passages are arguments, explanations, or neither. 1. Gregg failed his Psychology course because he missed too many classes. 2. The nearest gas station is four blocks away. Go left at the stop sign up ahead, and then you will see the Shell station on your right at the large intersection.
9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. Please silence your cell phones during class. Pine trees are evergreen. The number 10 goes into 50 ﬁve times. Has rain been predicted during the marathon? Dogs are descended from wolves. Dogs are descended from cats. The hypotenuse of a triangle is the longest leg of the triangle. Stop doing your homework now. What color are blackberries when they aren’t ripe? Good for you! Wherever there’s smoke, there’s ﬁre.
50 Questions Every Graduate Must Answer by Eric Burnett