I know what you’re thinking: “Dude, I’m barely hacking it trying to get into college let alone land a job!” But wait! I have interesting news: many of the skills mentioned in job/employment articles also give you quite a bit of insight as to how to navigate the college admissions process. Don’t believe me? Take a look.
This Week in Job/Internship/Employment News:
USA TODAY College explains 5 ways to land a job if you’re having trouble. Skills mentioned in the article that also apply to college admissions: networking, marketing your most valuable assets, and focusing your search.
The Daily Muse (one of my favorite websites in general) writes about the easiest way to clean up your Facebook page (a problem that plagues both college applicants and professionals alike).
George Washington University takes a new approach to the unpaid internship.
College Lifestyles tells you about the power of a can-do attitude. Again, there’s a lot of overlap between applying to college and applying for a job.