No, I am not going to tell you to slather your hands in antiperspirant.
Rather, how comfortable do you feel when you are in a network-worthy situation--a party where you know nobody, a job fair where you want to stand out (in a good way), or even the first gathering of a student club you're interested in joining?
Here's an excellent source of information on how to make small talk. Good for all levels of communication, from freshmen to old fogies (like me):
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