Business tips prepare students for future

Yunmi Kim, reporter

Five students from the UH Manoa Academy of Tourism came to McKinley High School and  talked social media pressure, balancing life, finding passion, getting involved, etc.

When it comes to social media, people can’t resist taking a selfie or making a little message on their phones or computers. However, they must be careful because whatever is put on social media will stay there forever even if it is deleted. Having an appropriate record of one’s social social media file shows people what kind of person they are, especially to people such as employers or college administrators. These people will look up the person they are interviewing on Facebook and other social media sites to determine admission. These are some of things that you should not do on social media:

  • getting tagged by a friend for an inappropriate picture or message
  • inappropriate messages, pictures, or email addresses
  • Messaging or texting about everything that went on during a job interview, including the company’s policies, rules, job pay, and etc.

The presenters also said t is not a satisfactory to colleges of just having beyond average grades in high school because they look for students who are well-rounded in both academics and extracurriculars.

Extracurricular activities show the colleges the student’s passion in something, as well as being able to balance academics and club activities. It can also show the student’s personality more and tell the colleges what kind of person they are.

However, student’s must still keep up their grades too to go to college while doing extracurricular activities at the same time.