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  • What LinkedIn Can Teach You About Your College Professor

    Aug 27, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College TipsRead More »
    What LinkedIn Can Teach You About Your College Professor

    For better or for worse, most college students, including myself, are eager to learn about their college professors before they meet them on the first day of classes. Most use sites for college students like RateMyProfessor to do their sleuthing. I’ve found that professional social networking site LinkedIn can be an even more useful resource ...

  • Building an Online Personality: How Social Media and Employment Go Hand in Hand

    Aug 12, 2013 • Leeann Sullivan • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Building an Online Personality: How Social Media and Employment Go Hand in Hand

    We all know that social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are great for keeping in touch with friends and family, seeing who just got engaged, and figuring out who uses the best #hashtags. But did you know that social media and employment opportunities can often be linked? Here’s how my online personality resulted in ...

  • Your LinkedIn Profile: Online Networking for College Students

    Jul 22, 2013 • Hareem Shafi • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Your LinkedIn Profile: Online Networking for College Students

    As a Millennial, it comes naturally to me to be up on all of the latest social networking trends. So I was perturbed to discover that although LinkedIn was officially launched in 2003, I wasn’t aware of its existence until much later, during my junior year of college. This may be because having a LinkedIn ...

  • Social Media for College Students 101: How to Connect with Future Classmates

    Jul 13, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College LifeRead More »
    Social Media for College Students 101: How to Connect with Future Classmates

    The summer before college, I found it comforting that there was so much social media for college students to connect with each other. Not only did I get to research life at my school, but I actually met some of my future classmates! Here are the social networks that I used and that you could ...

  • Making Friends at College: An Ongoing Process

    Jun 27, 2013 • Kaila Braley • College LifeRead More »
    Making Friends at College: An Ongoing Process

    Making friends at college can be daunting, and I was really nervous about it before I started school. On the first day, I tried the classic trick of leaving my dorm room door open. Some people on my floor did say hi as they walked by, but my door was right across the hall from ...

  • 4 Facebook Profile Tips from a College Admissons Officer

    Jun 25, 2013 • Mark Burns • College TipsRead More »
    4 Facebook Profile Tips from a College Admissons Officer

    As you begin to apply to colleges, you may start to notice subtle changes in your fellow classmates’ Facebook profile: name alterations, disappearing photos, increased privacy settings, and even the occasional deactivation. While students tend to focus on the negative aspects of a Facebook profile during their application process, there are numerous positive elements that ...