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Ways Your College Can Inform Students About Internships

Posted by Catherine Andrews on Oct 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Although students may not believe it most of the time, colleges really do want them to succeed!  Through the daily struggles of balancing class schedules, homework, tests and required events for class, students tend to think their college is looking for them to fail.  However, most colleges are simply trying to challenge students in different ways in order to get them ready for the real world. 

Speaking of the real world... have you thought about internships? Most colleges have done a great job of explaining to students why internships are so important and helpful. If yours hasn't, then read this blog on why internships are important. However, has your university really done a good job of telling students about specific internship opportunities?  Students may understand that internships are important, but many of them don't know where to turn when it is time to actually find one.

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Topics: Internships

The Benefits of Instagram Stories for Companies

Posted by Catherine Andrews on Sep 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Yes, Snapchat invented the idea of social media 'stories'; however, Instagram may have taken it to a new level.  Instagram users, specifically companies, seem to be more serious about the content they post, rather than on Snapchat where it is only visible for a maximum of 24 hours. For Instagram, users tend to put a lot more thought and effort into each post, because the post is on their story until they decide to delete it. Users only have one chance to get their post right in order to get the most engagement. The new implementation of stories on Instagram gives users a chance to share more about their content than with a single image or video with a caption.

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How To Find People To Follow On Snapchat

Posted by Catherine Andrews on Sep 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Since its start in September of 2011, Snapchat has dramatically grown its user base by over 100 million users.  Although it started off as a simple channel of communication between friends sending pictures back and forth, this channel has evolved into something much bigger.  Instead of simply sending a few pictures to friends, more and more users are using Snapchat as a way to see daily updates in the lives of celebrities and even companies.  Here you can learn how to find people to follow on Snapchat that are relevant to you.

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