Words of the Week – reach out

Reach Out
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To reach out means to contact someone by phone or email. Often used in networking situations, reach out is a very popular buzzword among professionals and MBA students alike. It would be common to hear a second year student say to a first year, “Feel free to reach out to me about my internship; I’d love to share my experiences.” Within a couple of days, the first year would “reach out” with an email or phone call to schedule a meeting with the second year, and the networking relationship would begin.

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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