What’s Better for Your Résumé—Captain of the Debate Team or Playing College Sports?
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Playing college sports could have a big payoff after graduation, as employers in one recent study appeared to value the leadership skills of athletes above many other students. The study asked employers to rate the value of experiences of more than a dozen types of students, including debate-team captain, resident assistant, and editor of the campus newspaper. The employers, which were known to hire athletes, gave high marks to many graduates. But athletes scored the highest.
(The Chronicle of Higher Education
Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email
Related: Other News
Recent ACC & NCAA News:On College Game Day, Campuses Overflow with Saturday SpiritWednesday September 2, 2015Virginia Tech to honor two fallen journalists with helmet decalWednesday September 2, 2015Mack Brown's ESPN role expands: 'Not being the boss is different'Wednesday September 2, 2015When Hurricane Katrina struck LSU footballWednesday September 2, 2015Five-star point guard Frank Jackson commits to DukeTuesday September 1, 2015