How College Students Can Leave A Lasting Impression

Some opportunities only come around once. And when they do, you have to nail it. Making a lasting impression falls into this category. So what do you do when you meet someone that you want to remember you?

On a regular basis, college students find themselves in positions of wanting to make a powerful connection. Say you just interviewed with an employer that you met at a job fair and you want to stand out from everyone else who gave them a paper resume. Or, maybe you’d like to keep in touch with an alumnus of your university that you met on campus. Better yet, how do you get and keep the attention of someone that you have a crush on?

Sure you could friend request them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, connect with them on LinkedIn, ask for their phone number or e-mail address, or give them a business card, if you have one. Or, you can keep it simple and memorable. Make an Intro.

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Antonio Neves is the Director of Higher Education for He is a graduate of Western Michigan University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. You can find him on Twitter at @TheAntonioNeves.