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Article by fremama
January 24, 2012

Letters to My College Self: Navigating the sea of awkward that is your co-ed dorm

Dear CollegeMags, Oh hey, boo. You know, “boo’ becomes a big thing in the future. You should start using it now so you’re like a trendsetter or something. It ranks pretty high on the list of greatest terms of endearment mainly because it’s so versatile. Friends, lovers, and professors all love to be called “boo.’... MORE »

Article by fremama
January 11, 2012

Letters to My College Self: Please, for the love of God, don’t take Physics255

Dearest CollegeMags, You’ll soon be discovering that most students fall into one of two categories when it comes to their courses. First, there are those who are so secure in what they want to be when they grow up and have their blinders on so tight when it comes to choosing courses that will ensure... MORE »

Article by fremama
January 3, 2012

Letters to My College Self: Dance, Dance (Sexual) Revolution

Dearest CollegeMags, Ah yes, my darling past self, I recognize this time of year. Your glorious winter break is coming to its end and you are preparing to make the trek back to campus. Currently, you’re probably somewhere in the middle of that horrific state where you can only fit into your brother’s sweatpants because... MORE »

Article by fremama
December 6, 2011

Letters to My College Self: All-nighters are for pussies!

Dear CollegeMags, As finals roll around, you’ll hear a lot of classmates talk about these ancient rituals known as “all-nighters”. I want you to stay away, CollegeMags. Stay far, far away from all-nighters. People will talk about doing all-nighters before a big exam like they are some type of awesome new trend only they thought... MORE »

Article by fremama
November 30, 2011

Letters to My College Self: Let’s Study Abroad, ya broad!

Dearest CollegeMags, Usually I write these letters in order to better your/our college experience. Well, not tonight. Tonight it’s all about bettering FutureMags’ life. There’s this little thing grown ups are forced into on a daily basis and it’s awful, much like pretending you think that picture of your friend’s baby is cute and marriage.... MORE »

Article by fremama
November 15, 2011

Letters to My College Self: Knowledge Bomb: Employed Street Urchins Are Cool

Dear CollegeMags, Girl, you need a job. I know. I know. I’m supposed to be giving cool insider information about ways to conquer college, not nag you like a stupid adult. Well, ya dummy, this is cool insider information. Just give me time to explain, ok? God. Sometimes you really are such a bitch. Now,... MORE »

Article by fremama
November 8, 2011

Letters to My College Self: 8AM classes are for suckers!

Dearest CollegeMags, Choosing your classes each semester is integral to your happiness as a college student. Some people think it’s a science, I prefer to think of it as an art. And CollegeMags, by the end of our college career we get very artistic.  Not to brag, but during our last semester in Grad School... MORE »

Article by fremama
November 1, 2011

Letters to My College Self: Things you should never say to your randomly assigned roommate

Dear CollegeMags, One of the first big milestones you’ll experience going to college is that of having a roommate. Many freshmen, including you, go the route of getting what is known on the street as “a randomly assigned roommate”. Sounds scary, I know. Never fear — your future self is here!  Having a random roommate is... MORE »

Article by fremama
October 26, 2011

Letters to my College-Self: Le Art of Binge Drinking (see also, barfing)

OK, CollegeMags, I’m back to write you about a topic near and dear to my heart: binge drinking.  The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking as “when men consume 5 or more drinks, and when women consume 4 or more drinks, in about 2 hours”. Now, I know exactly what you’re... MORE »