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How Being a College Athlete Prepared Sandra Smith for the Real World

While her LSU Tigers may have lost the BCS National Championship the other night, FBN reporter Sandra Smith says her time as a Tiger — on the Track & Field team — was invaluable. “It challenges you, it makes you smarter, it makes you more aggressive,” says Smith in Part III of our Media Beat interview. Smith also tells us why she’s shunning social media, for now: no Twitter, no Facebook. “I would only want to do that if I could give it my all.”

Part I: Monday, From the Windy City to Wall Street, FBN’s Sandra Smith Follows the Money
Part II: Tuesday, Sandra Smith Goes from Trader to Reporter

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