How to Thrive as a Marketing/Communications Major

It’s almost time for first semester to begin! Whether you’re a first year or a graduating senior, you can definitely benefit from reading this post and implementing the following suggestions. When I attended college, I hit the ground running. It was my goal to learn as much as I could and look great on paper …

How to Use #LinkedIn as a College Student

Most people find LinkedIn irrelevant to their lifestyles. Most professionals can get a pass when it comes to their decision to opt-out of using LinkedIn. As a college student, it is more imperative for you to find ways to promote yourself to potential employers, graduate admissions counselors, and other game changers. LinkedIn allows you to …

Why “Gain Followers Quick” Tips Won’t Work

There are hundreds of “get followers quick” tips on the world wide web. From apps to hashtags, you can gain as many followers as you want with the press of a button. I have two words for those of you who participate in these apps… delete them! I know what you’re thinking. “Keiana why would …

Building Your Personal Brand in College

As an undergrad, I had the opportunity to be advised by a marketing professional with an education from Harvard and a million dollars to show for it. I’d sit in his office and tell him my dreams. “I want to be a marketing mogul… a lawyer… a politician… a multimedia journalist… an author…” the list …

How to Network with Executives as a College Student

A wise man once said, “It’s not what you know, but who you know”. As college students, we are seeking information and assistance to live out or dreams. When it comes to accomplishing our goals, we want to learn from the best of the best. Who better to turn to than executives in our fields? …

4 Tips for Interning in College

As a graduating senior in college, I feel more than qualified to share my advice on interning while in college. I have held a few internship and volunteer opportunities during my tenure at Jackson State University. Now that I’m facing the world of resumes and job applications, I can fully vouch for the idea that …