- While he is not technically graded on Networking Parties; it is important to always attend, look sharp, and be sociable. If these parties were graded it would be Pass/Fail where it is much easier to fail than pass since first impressions can be decided in seconds.
- If spouses/significant others are invited to said parties it is necessary to attend--more importantly it is necessary to look just as great/impressive as the student looks--as you are a reflection of that student and therefore a part of their resumé. I know it is hard to swallow but it is true--when you are in the students world it is your job to make them look good.
- It is your job to make the student look good because every single person there is a potential contact to a dream job.
- But on the fun side, you get to have plenty of beautiful and classy clothes! Just think of them as a necessary investment in your future. If the student needs them so do you--although they might need more variety because spouses/significants are not always invited.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
A Note About a Grad Students Social Life
So, Hubby as been attending school for nearly 2 months now and I have come know a few things.