For high schoolers whose involvement with international affairs surpasses that of a game of Risk, Model UN is a glorious playground. Nevertheless, such a fulfilling extracurricular has its sacrifices—for example, remember how hard it was to balance the stress of being President of Pakistan with the stress of spending all week convincing your parents to let you go to that one kid’s Halloween party where there miiiiight be drinking?  A quick reminder of those aforementioned woes, overheard from a gaggle high school Model UN kids on Broadway:

“So, are you guys popular at your schools, or…?”