From a young age, most of us have been taught to say “Thank you” to people when they help us out. For a while, that was a struggle for me. It wasn’t that I was ungrateful or not wanting to show appreciation. It was just difficult for me to articulate as a child. I really didn’t know what to say, when to say it, or even how to tell someone “Thanks.” Nowadays, many students have the same issue when it comes to professional situations. But following up is key to making a great impression.