College is an opportunity to learn to live independently, meet a very diverse group of people from all over the globe, become an expert in something you are passionate about and study abroad. It is also a four year job audition.
If freshmen knew that every professor and teaching assistant, every student, their roomies and family of their roomies and staff members at their college are future job lead generators and references, would they navigate college differently? I think so.
In a world where freshmen understand that not everyone graduates to a job and where college contacts can be a matter success or failure, students who want to get a J.O.B when they get their B.S should:
Do the prospective college students in your family know how to take advantage of everything college has to offer in order to obtain professional employment at graduation?