What Is An Elevator Pitch?

“Tell me about yourself?” This is the dreadful question that gets many of us tongue-tied as we try to figure out what to say. When I interviewed potential student career coaches at Dickinson College Career Center, I noticed that many people struggled with answering the “Tell me about yourself” question.  They would ramble on and on about their family, college experience, major, dog, boyfriend/girlfriend… you name it! Although that information is great, you want to strategically answer this question in a way that impresses the job recruiter without giving them T.M.I about your personal life. The best way to answer this question is to hit them with your *ELEVATOR PITCH!* An elevator pitch is a 30-60…

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