Posts tagged "rubbing elbows"
December 18, 2012
College and career readiness isn’t just about what students know — it’s about whom they know, too.
That’s the philosophy behind the Opportunity Network, a 10-year-old nonprofit organization that aims to develop professional skills in students who might be the first in their family to attend college. Last Wednesday, that development came in the form of two-minute conversations with an array of young professionals during an event that the organization bills as “speed networking.” (Watch part of the event in the video above.) (more…)