Software Developers and Entrepreneurs: Featured Friday

Happy Friday Everyone! For this week’s Featured Friday post we had so many great entrants that we really had a hard time narrowing it down to just four pages!

But remember, there’s always next week! If you don’t see your page on this week’s #FFaboutme you can enter next week by adding your about.me URL to your Twitter bio and tweeting at us @aboutdotme with the hashtag, #FFaboutme. In order to be eligible you must have a photo of you and your lovely face in the background!

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How to Make Your College Application Stand Out in the Crowd

November is officially college application month. Across the country, high school seniors are scrambling to put their best foot forward with the hopes of getting accepted into the college of their choice.

While some approach college application season with the “Keep Calm and Carry On” mentality, others meet it with fear and panic. For today’s student, the competition is tougher than ever. Especially if you’re applying to a school like Harvard where they reject nearly 95% of applicants.

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Folk Art and Inspiration in Rijeka: Artist Jadranka Lacković

In her spare time, which blends rather seamlessly with her working hours, you might find artist, Jadranka Lacković by the seaside sketching, painting or maybe just gathering inspiration from the beauty of this historical city where she grew up, Rijeka.

Officially in the art world since the age of ten, much of Jadranka’s artistic inspiration stems from the multiculturalism of her home city and the diversity of the entire country, Croatia.

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Get Digital with about.me and General Assembly

We’re excited to announce that we have partnered with General Assembly to bring you an awesome contest with tons of free goodies. The best part: everyone’s a winner!

General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design. Their global network of students, instructors, and entrepreneurs aims to bring people together to take advantage of a new kind of learning-by-doing approach to education.

Enter our contest for a chance to win a backpack full of amazing gear including (but not limited to!) a Macbook Air, a $1000 gift card to Apple and a year-long about.me Premium subscription. Learn more about the rest of the awesome prizes by entering here.

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5 College Students Making Waves with Words

Now, more than ever, college students are ensuring that their voice is heard. From top news outlets to personal blogs, writing is a great way to gain exposure, improve your craft, and use your voice.

Here are just a few of the impressive students we’ve found to be making quite an awesome impact in the world of words.

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Entrepreneurship in Los Angeles: Tiffy Diamond

With a famous football player father and an actress mother, Tiffy Diamond also known by her full name, Tiffany Diamond Smith, had something of an atypical upbringing. Since her parents had non-traditional jobs, Tiffy was also encouraged to be creative and follow whatever path she wanted, with no pressure. At a young age she was immersed in arts and sports, sparking her creativity.

When she attended college, her love of watching movies and crafting stories as a child inspired her to minor in screenwriting and she majored in Business Law and Marketing. Soon after, she fell into producing commercials and later went into business with her brother, Armani Joseph, a director and photographer. Together they formed a production company called Live.Art.Love or (LA)Love for short.

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Six Steps to Make a Great First Impression

Today’s post comes to us from our friend, Patrick Ewers, an executive coach and the founder of Mindmaven. You can find him on Twitter @PatrickEwers.

Let’s face it – meeting someone for the first time can be intimidating. The first 5-10 seconds can be the most important in making a great impression. If you can ace that portion, you are likely to deliver a powerful and positive experience.

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