To become a competitive college and scholarship applicant, students must communicate with colleges, recruiters, and scholarship providers. Written and verbal communication provide multiple opportunities to communicate information and build relationships with college admissions officers, coaches, professors, and scholarship providers. Through this activity you will engage in a critical self-assessment of your social media image.


Review your social media image and develop an email signature to showcase your gifts, talents, leadership, and achievements.

Estimated time to complete: 30 min.

Guiding Questions

  • What type of image am I portraying through my current e-mail address or through social media (e.g., Facebook®, Twitter®, Instagram®, Snapchat®)?
  • What type of email signature would best showcase my gifts, talents, leadership, and achievements?

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