When to Change Your Major (Ep. 163)

When you pick a major, you inherently don’t pick another major. You give up infinite potential lifetimes for whichever one you’re going for now.

Opportunity costs like this are the perfect breeding ground for uncertainty — and that uncertainty is bred very successfully. Various studies have found anywhere from 50% to 80% of students changing their major at least once in their college career.

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How to Make the Most of Your Language Class (Ep. 162)

If you took a foreign language class, you may have noticed something: almost no-one ends up actually able to speak the language.

For some, this is fine. It’s just a graduation requirement for them — but for those of you who are excited for the chance to study a new language, this can be a bit discouraging.

Fortunately for you, we’re spending today’s episode talking about how to get the most you can out of your language class, increasing the likelihood that you’ll remember more than how to say hello.
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5 Questions: Lazy Days, Networking Events, and Productive Group Work (Ep. 160)

Today we’re once again practicing the art of spitting rapid-fire wisdom in the form of a 5 questions episode.

Specifically, we’re answering these delightful questions:

  • How can I make a habit of listening to audiobooks?
  • How can I make the most of a networking event?
  • Can I be productive while still having days to relax?
  • How should I meditate if I find it boring?
  • How can one practice deep work when working with other people?

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