Student Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel The Student Branding Blog, part of the Personal Branding Network, is the #1 resource for career and personal branding advice for high school, college and graduate students.
In the October 26, 2009 edition of Newsweek magazine, former University of Tennessee president and current Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander wrote an article called The Three-Year Solution: How the reinvention of higher education benefits parents, students, and schools. Three-Year vs. Four-Year College Career The debate over three versus four years of college has devolved into [...]
Visiting schools you are interested in is one of the most important parts of the college application process. A college may look like a good fit on paper, but nothing compares to experiencing it first-hand. Many students know how important these visits are, and as a result, they have become a normal- even expected- part [...]
Writing college application essays can be scary and nerve-wracking. Finding the perfect words to make a college admissions counselor put your application in the “yes” pile is no easy task. It is essential to not only make sure you have all the pieces – good grades, extracurricular involvement, leadership experience, etc. – but to write [...]
This is just about the time when most high school seniors start working on- or at least think about working on- their college applications. The college application process can be daunting because it requires a great deal of time, effort, and detail. And, because many application deadlines are months away, it may be hard to [...]
Graduate school is becoming more and more important in differentiating yourself from the competitive workforce and excelling in the career of your choice. Whether you’re finishing your undergraduate career or working a nine to five job, selecting the right graduate program can become extremely difficult and overwhelming. Hopefully I will be able to walk you [...]