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15 Things Only a Liberal Arts Student Can Relate To

15 Things Only a Liberal Arts Student Can Relate To 4

If you’re used to people criticizing your choice of subjects in college,

If you find yourself loaded with assignments of subjects like “Haiku Poetry” or “Buddhist Philosophy”,

If you’re tired of being told that your dreams are impractical and to a certain extent unrealistic,

If people often tell you that, you’re wasting your time and your parents’ money for a worthless degree

If the course structure of your college is mysterious to most of the people,

Well, then my friends you are at a Liberal Arts College.

  1. Explaining to literally everyone, “What is liberal arts?”

hqdefault(4)And after a half an hour long lecture (which can sometimes even extend to an hour) about what is liberal arts, the divine question greets us almost in all the cases, “But what are you studying exactly?”

Like seriously, are you that dumb?

 

  1. Being asked, “What job will you get after graduation?”

Oh! Come on, more than 80% of the youth of our country in ANY field doesn’t know about his/her future. So, why are we the ones who are always the target of your questionnaire sessions?

 

  1. Being thought of “not being good enough”.

artsWe are tired of people underestimating our degree and our skill set. Just give us a chance and let us show you what we’re capable of.

 

 

 

  1. Getting that look “How dare you took up anything other than medical or engineering!”

UntitledHow about we refuse to be apologetic for not being a part of the       sheep walk!

 

  1. Most of the time are spent on campus

Liffey_College_student_01With many subjects and hectic timetable as well as some cool extracurricular activities, most of our time are spent on a college campus.

 

  1. Most of the people have no idea that your college exists

hqdefault(6)Many people do not know the location of our college. (They might even be suspicious of it’s existence!)

 

  1. You have the weirdest combination of subjects

Yes, I am an English Literature major with Math as my minor. Got any problem with that?

  1. Your friends in other colleges think you’re just having fun, not at all studying

homework-624735_960_720If you knew the amount of readings and assignments we get, you wouldn’t be saying that. The grass always appears greener on the other side. Doesn’t it?

 

  1. Subjects like “Objects Out of Place-The Explained and the Unexplained” are a reality.

laWe do study about Aliens, Time Travel and every other subject that you can only dream about. Jealous?

 

  1. Everyone on your campus is a weirdo

We are a bunch of weirdoes and crazies. We love that about ourselves.

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  1. Hanging out with professors outside class is actually fun

Shimer_College_conversation_with_students_2010(2)Because we can talk about the wide range of topics from “Nuclear Theory” to “What if Harry Potter was real?”

 

  1. A class of just 5 students is no joke

And therefore, it is very likely that our professors know us all by our names.

  1. Calling professors and seniors by their first name are no big deal

Why should it be a big deal after all?

  1. Even Google trolls you

googleHey, who feels bad on being trolled by his/her best friend? Don’t we all just laugh it off!

 

  1. Do you regret your decision of pursuing Liberal Arts?

About 99% of the times, we don’t. At least, we’re following our hearts.

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But at the end of the day, this is your “Wonderland” and there’s nowhere else we’d rather be. 

Prachi Agrawal

Written by Prachi Agrawal

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