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La'Wanna McKinney

Continue with your education and then get some experience so that you can get first hand knowledge on what it takes to be in the business industry.

Answered 3 years ago

La'Wanna McKinney
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HemaKrishnan

First, make sure that you get great grades in all the courses that you take. Second, take the help of your professors and make sure that you complete all your assignments in all the classes before the deadline. Third, get a third or final year student to serve as your mentor. This student should have excelled in his or her studies, is a leader in your college, and has the time to serve as your mentor. Fourth, improve your communication skills. This involves improving your writing skills - email writing, report writing, etc. Fifth, start building good networks in the business community. Last but not the least, be respectful, polite and honest with all the folks you deal with: professors, fellow students and peers, staff, etc.

Answered 2 years ago

HemaKrishnan
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Michelle Campbell

This is a general question. First, what type of Business to you like?

Answered 2 years ago

Michelle Campbell
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Howie Wallach

Beyond studies and finding a mentor which are each important,
I recommend as early as the summer of your sophomore year (after completing your second year) line up an internship. Your Professors/Department Heads can assist as can the Career Development office ("job placement" or some other catchy name they have for it).
But don't just rely on others. You can do research on companies and key contacts on LinkedIn. You may also have some success doing a search for "internship" on indeed.com

Best of luck.

HW

Answered 2 years ago

Howie Wallach
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John Arnold

I would focus on making your studies as effective as possible ,i.e. communication skills,( presentation abilities, writing and speaking in front of groups, computer skills,( excel, word, pivot tables, power point) team work skills( working with others, leading and following, conflict resolution).
I would also think about volunteering. This is an excellent way to gain experience and gain assess to someone in the business field. I would also begin networking join Linked in. The more people you can become exposed to the better.

Answered 2 years ago

John Arnold
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Justin Kurtz

Define success!

Find someone you consider successful within your definition.

Do what they did!

http://www.justinkurtz.com/blog/how-does-going-to-space-impact-you-overview

Answered 3 years ago

Justin Kurtz
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Becky Wiechman

Business is a highly practical and useful thing to study in school, but there are about as many "paths" to take after school as there are people. While you are going through your business classes, I would encourage you to think about what aspect of business interests you the most and best utilizes your skills, e.g. accounting, marketing, finance, organizational leadership, entrepreneurship, non-profits, etc. This will help to focus your goals a bit more. I would also encourage you to look into internships or job-shadowing or other activities you could participate in while you're in school. This will not only help you further decide on a future career, but also give you real-world experience to help build your resume experience.

Answered 3 years ago

Becky Wiechman