In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, we learn how students can leverage LinkedIn from Nile Nickel, CEO of LinkedIn Focus. Nile provides helpful, actionable information on how to use LinkedIn to help our college-bound students network and showcase their academic efforts to ease the college application process.
Nile also explains how important networking is for college admissions and how students can stand out from the crowd by making connections with people on LinkedIn that can benefit their college experience and career.
This Episode’s Action Items
1. Create a LinkedIn account.
2. Connect with Nile and me on LinkedIn!
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About Nile Nickel
“In order to have a really strong network you must stay in touch with that network.”
“Colleges always want a fuller picture of the students who are seeking admission to their college. Colleges often access the students social media sites.”
“It is not just who you are but who you are connected to. Colleges really want to know that.”
“When you turn 13, getting a LinkedIn account should be one of your birthday presents.”