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Learning to Network

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Well, I believe it’s not even who you know, but rather who knows you. Do you know who Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, Bill Gates, and Donald Trump are? Of course you do. But do any of them know who “you” are?

My point is this, if you sit around waiting for people to find you, you’ll be waiting forever. And if you sit around waiting for handouts, all you’ll get are leftovers. It’s time to take advantage of what I consider the biggest benefit of college. . . networking.
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Acing an Interview

A RealWorld Student writes:

Dear Prof. Martin:

I’m getting ready to graduate soon, and I’m trying to get accepted into medical school to become the first doctor ever in my family. Being a doctor has been my dream ever since I could talk. My dream college (and first choice) is considering my application for admission, and everything will hedge on my interview with the board. This school is very prestigious, and I know I’ll become a doctor even if I don’t accepted to this school. But I just don’t want to blow this opportunity. I’m so nervous. Do you have any suggestions that could help me stay cool, calm, and collected and ace this interview? Thank you. Also, pray for me
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Finding a Job AFTER Graduation

A RealWorld University student writes:

I am a recent college graduate. I have an MBA in MIS & Finance and have been looking for a job for some months now. I have been unable to get any positive responses. Can you give me some advice?
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