‘Meeting People’ Posts

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

In the last few weeks, Pokémon Go has absolutely exploded as arguably the most popular smartphone application out there. Reportedly, it has even beat out Candy Crush with the most daily active users, coming in at more than 21 million users on a daily basis, compared to Candy Crush’s 20 million. Apparently, the Pokémon Go ...

How to Recover from a Hard Freshman Year

How to Recover from a Hard Freshman Year

The most difficult time in college isn’t when all the senior year exams and papers need to be completed. Instead, it’s often the experience of freshman year that’s the most trying. Students have to adapt to a whole new lifestyle and workload while being “on their own” for the first time in their lives. Some ...

Five Student Orgs You Should Join (Or Start)

Five Student Orgs You Should Join (Or Start)

I remember attending orientation before starting college and getting completely overloaded with information on about a billion different student organizations. It seemed like there was an org for everything—fraternities, sororities, Save the Campus Ducks, Pizza Lovers United—you name it, they had it. There were so many orgs that I got lost in the list, and ...

10 Reasons Every 20-Something Should Travel

10 Reasons Every 20-Something Should Travel

I can see you now: you’re in a large university lecture hall or hiding in your cubicle, daydreaming about how you’d like to be anywhere but where you are. I don’t blame you. I’ve been where you are now. I know exactly how you feel. Whether it’s a terrible boss, a bout of depression, a ...

10 Things I Learned Living and Teaching in South Korea

10 Things I Learned Living and Teaching in South Korea

Currently, I’m in the middle of my last four months of my 1-year teaching contract in South Korea. Throughout that time, I have experienced many ups and downs, “why me?” moments, and “how do I do this?” confusion. I’ve also learned countless things about people, different cultures, and how varied teaching can be. In the ...

How to Make Friends as an Introvert

How to Make Friends as an Introvert

Many high schoolers can’t wait to get to college. For them, the opportunity to get away from home, pursue academic interests and make new friends is exciting. But some people aren’t as eager to go to college. If you’re the kind of person who struggles to make new friends, you might be worried about the ...

Relationships to Make in College

Relationships to Make in College

In college, you’ll meet a ton of new people very quickly. Understandably, it can be a bit overwhelming. The minute you step onto campus, you’ll be greeted with a sea of friendly faces—that terrify you. You just spent years of your life in one building surrounded by people you’ve known since elementary school. You’re not ...