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Destination: Teach For America Jake Whitman

Destination: Teach For America

Jake Whitman

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In 2012, more than 48,000 applicants applied to Teach For America for just over 5,800 positions. With fewer than 1 in 10 students from low-income families graduating from college today, our country’s children need the most talented people teachingMoreIn 2012, more than 48,000 applicants applied to Teach For America for just over 5,800 positions. With fewer than 1 in 10 students from low-income families graduating from college today, our country’s children need the most talented people teaching them. If your dream is to join Teach For America, this book is for you.Whitman, a TFA alumnus and former recruiter, will teach you how to join this movement by helping you build the skills that Teach For America values most. The book includes advice from more than 20 current corps members and alumni, step-by-step methods to gain leadership skills, and real preparation strategies for your application and interviews.----------------------------------------------------------With this step-by-step guide, learn how to:Best exhibit the seven core qualities that Teach For America uses in its admissions processCraft a letter of intent and resume that will blow away the selection teamSecure a meeting with the recruitment director, and ask the right questionsPlan the Five-Minute Lesson for the final interview using backward planningBecome a leader in your quest to join Teach For America----------------------------------------------------------Teach For America ranked 16th toughest job interview in America, more difficult than Facebook! - Reported in Forbes Magazine, July 26, 2012Teach For America ranked the #7 best company with which to launch a career by Business Week!