Category Archives: Social Life

Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans. Funny insights about the social happenings of college and the workplace.

5 Things to Do When You Can’t Find Work

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With the way the United States economy has been it is a sad fact that many qualified workers have found themselves without a job, and without many options. Being jobless, whether do to a layoff or firing, rarely has a positive effect on one’s morale. Luckily, the old adage “When one door closes, another one […]

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Looking at Your Past and Future: 2 Exercises to Put You on the Right Path

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It’s good to be a dreamer. Just sitting back and letting your imagination wander is great for taking a mental break, but what if you could direct your daydreams in a productive way? What if you could use your abilities of wishful thinking to achieve your goals and recognize your soul’s purpose and desires? Imagining […]

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Important Brainstorming Tips for Generating New Ideas

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You want to think out of the box and create. If you didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this right now. As humans, we have the capacity to grow ideas into tangible, realistic achievements that help society and add value to our everyday lives. If you don’t believe me look around you. Stores Transportation Sewage Systems […]

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6 Ways to Be Better at Socializing

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Do your palms sweat at the thought of weddings, networking events and other social gatherings? You’re not alone. Here’s a surprising fact: most people consider themselves to be shy. Though many choose to be wallflowers at anxiety inducing events, it’s the outgoing and friendly types of people who make contacts, get business, and stand out. […]

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Former Sorority President Talks About Post-Grad Greek Life

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Before I went to university, my idea of Greek life was not unlike Anna Faris’ character in The House Bunny. I am so grateful to have met two charming sisters during my university experience who proved my ideas about Greek life to be very wrong. When one of my roommates decided to spend the year […]

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Get Interested: Working “Likes” Into the Job

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Turning social contacts into business is certainly possible, but what about turning social interests into business? I <3 My Job I once worked for a mobile gaming company as a quality assurance analyst, which means I literally sat around for 40 hours a week testing cell phone games and submitting bug reports. Short of being […]

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Post-Graduate Entrepreneurs: Turning Social Contacts Into Business Partners

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Whether unemployed or simply seeking a better paid opportunity than an entry-level position, starting one’s own business may pave a road to future financial freedom. Starting a business with a friend, on that note, makes the journey down that road all the more entertaining. Why Partner? Envy is a perfect example of two friends who […]

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Unemployed and Socially Anxious? Twice the Odds of Remaining Jobless

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Finding a way to deal with the stress of unemployment helps in treating the symptoms; isolating the source of unemployment, however, can be a painful road of psychoanalysis.  Lie back on the couch, dear unemployed reader, and begin the examination. For some, the answer is simple: finding a job in this economy, despite every effort, […]

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‘Til Career Do Us Part: Gen Y & Marriage

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….Sitting in a tree; K-I-S-S-I-N-G. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage. I disagree. In my last blog, I posted a video of a 5-year-old feminist in training speaking about her future, which must involve a career before it involves a husband. My first thought, “You go girl!” It […]

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Graduating in Epic Style

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Graduation from college means three things: a) time to find a job, b) time to worry about paying back student loans, and c) time to party one last time in as epic a manner as possible. There’s no need to end up in Bangkok with Zach Galifianakis, missing a friend and in possession of a […]

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