how college doesn’t prepare students for the workworld by Alison Green on November 21, 2011 For all the talk about how college is essential to landing a good job after graduation, college often fails to prepare students for the workforce in some key ways. Many students graduate without ever having been taught essentials like how to address both sides of an issue, why you should write short, not long, and more. Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I lay out 10 key work lessons that colleges aren’t teaching. Please check it out here. You may also like:how should students pick a college major?my boss doesn’t want student workers eating lunch with other employees, because they might hear “adult…do job-seekers really need an elevator pitch?