Forbes Recommends Rosenbaum’s Book

Forbes Recommends Rosenbaum’s Book

James RosenbaumJames Rosenbaum’s book Beyond College For All: Career Paths for the Forgotten Half has been cited by Forbes as one of "Ten Books to Get You Through the College Admissions Cycle."

In his award-winning book, Rosenbaum “looks at how high school and post-high school are and aren't connected, relating that to the connections students need to make once they're in the job market,” Willard Dix wrote in Forbes.

“A sociologist at Northwestern, he offers theories about how and why the connections work or don't work. His perspective on the links from high school to college to work is eye-opening.”

Rosenbaum, a professor of human development and social policy at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy, looks at the college-for-all movement, high school-to-work transitions and connections between students, schools, and employers.

His upcoming book New College Options examines how to improve transitions from high school and college to work. In the most recent issue of the alumni magazine Inquiry,  Rosenbaum outlined three ways his research has helped institutions understand how transitions can be redesigned so students will be more successful.

By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 4/28/17