From the author of the bestseller The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development (Thomson-West, 2008), which the New York Law Journal called “a must-have treasure box of marketing ideas,” offer college students an inspiring, practical and dynamic way to stand out in today’s stagnant economy by giving them:

This live networking program for college students uses an entertaining and interactive trivia game, which emphasizes the ease with which many of the suggestions can be implemented and the tremendous impact that is possible. The presentation highlights how your college students can find enjoyment, satisfaction and inspiration in their careers.

Kaplan is a popular speaker on the law school circuit and his strategies for developing stronger relationships that create opportunity are equally applicable to empowering undergraduates.

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Here is what career officials have said:

"Your presentation could not have been better or more relevant. By the next morning, I had students telling me that they were implementing your ideas!"

- Suzanna Adelizi, Assistant Director of Career Services, Chapman University School of Law (Orange, CA)

"I highly recommend Ari Kaplan. He provides very creative but doable ways to network and explains well the need to develop relationships now and throughout one’s career. Plus, he has great timing and the students think he’s hilarious!"

- Cinnamon Baker, Director of Career Services, Barry University School of Law (Orlando, FL)

""We thought your presentation was great and we’ve already heard from a couple of the students how useful they found it as well."

-Beth Moeller, Assistant Dean for Career Services, UCLA School of Law (Los Angeles, CA)

"Ari was an excellent speaker, very engaging and he provided creative networking tips for students and alumni. We really enjoyed his presentation, which for an hour and a half flew by because of Ari’s presentation ability."

- Rena Varghese, Assistant Director of Career Services, St. John's University School of Law (Queens, NY)

"We certainly enjoyed having you, and our students benefitted greatly from all of your wonderful advice and suggestions. The buzz is very good. Students who were not able to come have told me that they heard the program was excellent. Whenever I have the opportunity to sing your praises, know that I will!"

- Karen C. Sargent, Esq., Assistant Dean for Career Services, SMU Dedman School of Law (Dallas, TX)

"It was a pleasure having you here yesterday. As I mentioned, you gave some great concrete tips for how students can start to build their network."

- Susan C. Robinson, Esq., Associate Dean for Career Services, Stanford Law School (Palo Alto, CA)

"Thank you so much for the incredible presentation you gave at our law school yesterday. We felt extremely lucky to host you and have you share such valuable information with our students and alums."

- Misae Nishikura, Esq., Asst. Dean for Career Devel., Univ. of Denver College of Law (Denver, CO)

"Thank you again for your wonderful presentation. My entire staff and the students really enjoyed it."

- Joan King, Director of the Career Center, Brooklyn Law School (Brooklyn, NY)

"It was a pleasure meeting you here and having you speak to our students."

- David A. Montoya, Assistant Dean for Career Services, University of Texas School of Law (Austin, TX)

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The topics include:

I have spoken to students at:

American University
Arizona State University
Barry University
Chapman University
Columbia University
Duquesne University
Georgia State University
Harvard University
Howard University
Marquette University
Rutgers University

Southern Methodist University
Stanford University
Stetson University
St. John's University
Tulane University
University of Arizona
UC Berkeley
University of Denver
University of Houston
University of Texas
University of Toledo

Here is what students have said:

“I have always said that I want to live my life by design, not by default and I will use your book as a guide post on doing just that. I honor you for following your calling and teaching others how to do the same!”

- Bridgette Bennett, J.D. Candidate 2011
Barry University School of Law (Orlando, FL)

“I truly enjoyed your program at SMU this evening; you gave us some excellent examples of ways to increase our opportunities through meeting people and making us interesting.”

- Alex Farr, J.D. Candidate 2010
SMU-Dedman School of Law (Dallas, TX)

“Everyone I talk to now knows who you are! I can't stop talking about the presentation.”

- Delilah Strickland, J.D. Candidate 2011
John Marshall Law School (Chicago, IL)

“You provided some excellent tips and such. Thanks for them; I appreciate it.”

- Blake Bailey, J.D. 2009
Stanford Law School (Palo Alto, CA)

“I had too much fun in your lecture and your ideas were so clever, that maybe you could be an excellent speaker for the TED conference.”

- Abel Moreno, L.L.M Candidate 2009
American University Washington College of Law (Washington, DC)

“You were an amazing speaker.”

- Joy Riddle, J.D. 2010
Phoenix School of Law (Phoenix, AZ)

“Your enthusiasm and energy contributed to my understanding and really made me want to do the things you discussed.”

- Ben Harrison, J.D. 2009
Appalachian School of Law (Grundy, VA)

“I enjoyed your presentation and found it to be extremely helpful...”

- Saran Q. Edwards, J.D. Candidate, Class of 2011
University of Arizona Rogers College of Law (Tucson, AZ)

“I enjoyed your presentation at the convention and think your program would be beneficial to others as well.”

- Matthew Riehl, J.D. 2009
University of Wyoming College of Law (Laramie, WY)

"I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation. You should consider a side job in stand-up. :-)"

- Nick Geraci, J.D. Candidate 2010
Barry University Andreas School of Law (Orlando, FL)

“You conducted an incredibly inspiring event, thank you for the upbeat nature of your words.”

- Carrie Thompson Jones, J.D. Candidate 2011
Arizona State University O’Connor College of Law (Tempe, AZ)

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Ghostwriter ghost writer and business development authority, Ari Kaplan of Ari Kaplan Advisors, is the author of The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development. He speaks to college students and law students nationwide.  He helps college students create career opportunties, improve their networking and distinguish themselves.  College students learn dynamic networking, genuine follow-up and strategic techniques they can use in college to enhance their future prospects.