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.
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.
Resistance is the enemy. Resistance can ruin our chances to do the things we care about most without us even noticing it’s there. Are we blind? No, we’re too busy looking at Failure.
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?
Who says you need to wait for college to build professional-level skills? Mayer Adelberg, creator of the web series Synesthesia, certainly doesn’t.
Making solo YouTube videos is already hard enough, but Mayer found the creative fuel to successfully Kickstart his passion project complete with actual film crews and casting, all while still in high school.
Today’s the day. The day you finally show the world your corporeal might and start your new exercise regimen.
Unfortunately, as much as you’d love to head on over to the gym for a healthy serving of squats and oats, you can’t help but notice a few things:
- You’re busy this morning
- You really didn’t get enough sleep last night
- The gym is packed
- You forgot to clean your gym shorts
- You can’t find your headphones
- Also infinite other things because life is hard
So, honestly, tomorrow would probably be a better day to start things out. A clean slate! Read More…
We’ve talked a lot about the power of networking.
Networking is powerful enough to land you job opportunities, friends, respect in your field, or maybe even a letter of recommendation from your favorite professor.
But wait: you’ve never even spoken to your favorite professor. You’re also late to almost every class, and you usually just spend that time looking for Koroks on your shiny new Nintendo Switch.
Somebody’s not getting a recommendation (excellent gaming choices aside).
In this episode, we talk a bit about how to build a good relationship with that favorite professor of yours and anyone else you might need to convince you’re worth remembering after the semester’s over.
Have you ever wished you could just delete your student debt?
Well, lucky for you, you can! Sort of. In very specific, nuanced circumstances, for very specific loans, and for very specific amounts of said loans.
Government wishes ain’t simple, kid. Get used to it.
In this episode, we give a rundown of the various programs and strategies you can use to delete, pay off, or refinance your student loans.
You’ll want to check out some of the links below for more specific details if anything we talk about sounds like it might apply to you.