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.

Career and Marriage: Advice From a 5-Year-Old

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I get the shivers when I hear about acquaintances getting engaged or married. I have told my closest friends they are not allowed to get engaged yet, unless such engagement involves a bachelorette party in Las Vegas (my new favourite place). Check out this super-cute video captured by a 5-year old’s older sister. This girl […]

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Go Outside: Walking is Free and College is Not

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Being on a college budget doesn’t mean every moment of free time outside of class should be spent browsing the Internet and playing CoD. There are other cost-effective things to do in the world, believe it or not. Even now, you sit here reading this blog entry, fully plugged into the Matrix. Have you been […]

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Social Studies: Do’s and Don’ts for University Social Life

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Congratulations! You’ve made it through high school and all the awkward parties, first days of school, clicks and cliches that go along with it. Gone are the jocks, the cool kids, the emo kids, the nerds, the band geeks and the book worms. Turns out you can be interested in more than one thing and […]

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A+ For University and College Extracurricular Activities

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Summer job search hasn’t gone as well as you hoped? Wondering how to get valuable experience on your resume while still in school? Don’t think your arts degree is going to get you a job? Hopefully you chose a university or college with a variety of extracurricular activities available. University and college extracurricular activities allow […]

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Roommate Ramblings: Which One Will You Get?

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When I was in university, my roommate became totally obsessed with me. She was jealous, needy, tried to look like me, and I’m pretty sure she sat up and watched me sleep. After she tried to kill my boyfriend, I decided it was time to move out. Oh, wait! That was a movie I saw, […]

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3 Steps to Grow Your Network on Facebook

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Recognized as the top social networking site by Discovery News and connecting over 500 million people, Facebook is arguably the best online platform for you to grow your network. Amidst the millions, there’s plenty of opportunity for you to make connections that you can turn into real friendships. Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s official announcement when Facebook […]

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5 More Ways to Make Long Distance Love Last


There are a lot of reasons people find themselves in long distance relationships. Perhaps you’re mentally preparing for the inevitable move to college like I was, and you aren’t sure whether you can handle being away from your loved one. Maybe a job promotion is forcing you to relocate, but your partner has to stay […]

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5 Ways to Make Long Distance Love Last


When I moved four and a half hours away from home for college, I had been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over four years. I was twenty-three years old, and despite my being a bit older than most new college students, I still had concerns about the future of my relationship. That aside, […]

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College’s Social Secret


I’ll admit it: I’m not exactly a connoisseur of all things decidedly “cool.”  My hobbies consist of playing obscure Japanese dancing games, channeling my chakra, and reading books.  Paper books. I blame it on the fact that I’m no longer in college living among my peers.  Campus life is a social cakewalk, given the variety […]

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Summer Fun on a Student Budget


As I write this post, the sun is shining outside and countless college students are in search of fun things to do without breaking the bank. I’ve come up with a long list of activities to do to stay busy during the summer. There’s a little something for everyone here. Whether you’re a current college student, […]

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