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Making the Most of Your College Experience: Keeping it Real
Be careful that your attempt to maximize your college experience is not too much of a stretch as in the case of the writer of this letter who attempted to draw a connection between the experience needed for a job in radio and all the partying he had done in college:
- I have also had the opportunity to gain some knowledge of the radio and music industry through my many social engagements for the past few years while in college.
This letter was a wasted opportunity as most employers would quickly discard it.
Cover Letter Hint: When you do not have directly relatable experience it’s better to focus on your transferable skills which we cover in the next section. Read on…
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