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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #30 on: May 21, 2010, 04:32:19 pm »
Yeah we want some details. Any cool parties? Crazy hi-jinx?

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2010, 07:19:51 pm »
I suppose it all started at the end of the summer of '09. I couldn't have been more than 18 then, but my world was about to open up in more ways than I could ever imagine...

(Cue "Sister Golden Hair" by America)

I joined an Improv/Sketch comedy club, ended up performing with them in front of over 500 people at one point while opening for Bo Burnham, got freaked out over a bad grade on a test that I might lose my scholarship, played beer pong for the first time at a girl's 19th birthday party (though I opted to use root beer as I was driving myself and some other people home that night), uploaded a personal project I had been working on since High School to YouTube, made some of my best friends ever, made sure to stay in touch with some of my other best friends ever (I've been missing them pretty terribly), got a crush on one of the newer friends (didn't say anything, but that's a whole different story...), got better at stand-up, got a one sentence long positive review in the school newspaper, had an awesome birthday (I am soon getting a new bike! We had put off getting it until after exams), found out who Flo Rider was, participated in a Play-in-a-day festival (we ended up writing a Disney Parody Musical Murder Mystery), had an amazing time, learned things about myself and others that I am so very thankful for and made me feel like I owe so much to everyone I met.

In terms of academics:

Major: English
Minors: Theater and Journalism

1st Semester
-Science Fiction (mostly focused on cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk, but went over some other things too...)
-Acting I
-Foundations of Journalism and Media Studies
-The Oceans
-American Politics

2nd Semester
-Intro to Writing in English Studies
-Intro to Reporting and Newswriting
-Judaism: Traditions and Practices
-Intro to Linguistics
-Intro to Technical Theatre

Ended up getting straight As both semesters (with one A-)

And seriously, having you guys comment on this post really calmed me down before starting school. I gained a lot of self-confidence this year and I want to say thank you again.  :)

(And If you'd like to see that personal project thing, please let me know!)

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2010, 07:30:33 pm »
Heck yeah! Send the project over, man.

Glad to hear you had a great time! Also, root beer doesn't count. :P

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #33 on: May 23, 2010, 03:55:08 am »
College is the mind killer.


Unless you do something easy like Sgore.  ;)
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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #34 on: May 22, 2013, 07:52:06 pm »
Alright, so three years after my last post in this thread, I actually am a college grad (as of a few days ago)! I figured now was as good a time to any to thank you all for your advice going in. It really was helpful! (And I ended up doing pretty well academically, which I'm happy about!)

Now I just need to deal with the rest of the entirety of my life.

Anywho, thank you all again!
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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #35 on: May 22, 2013, 08:32:54 pm »
Congratulations, this is the first time I've noticed this thread. Explain the rest of your college career, sgore. All I get is a two-year stint at a community college.

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #36 on: May 22, 2013, 08:33:11 pm »
So, sgore, what was college like?

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #37 on: May 22, 2013, 09:44:32 pm »
Were there babes?  I hear there are babes in college.
Probably not a Goat, either.


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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #38 on: May 24, 2013, 11:07:34 am »
Sadly, at my semi-backwoods community college, there is a notable lack of babes, and an unusual amount of elderlies and mid-lifers.

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #39 on: May 24, 2013, 12:54:21 pm »
Oh hey. I finished my first year around 2 weeks ago and stuff.
No way dude, you're trolling me.

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #40 on: May 24, 2013, 02:18:48 pm »
Cool! Congrats on not being in the lowest caste anymore. :P

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2013, 02:29:24 pm »
My graduation convocation is actually in about 2 weeks.

So glad to be out of there.
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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #42 on: May 24, 2013, 03:33:03 pm »
Were there babes?  I hear there are babes in college.

When I went on the visit day for the degree I'm starting this year I was one of two guys. :y
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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2013, 06:32:37 pm »
I hope you find your coursework in Gender Studies fulfilling.

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Re: So what is college like?
« Reply #44 on: May 25, 2013, 07:02:57 am »
Anthropology actually. I can also take modules in Japanese studies and laugh at all the weebs. HA HA your beloved country isn't perfect at all!
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