Bwogger Nicki Camberg is tired of hearing the story of the founding of Barnard every time she leaves her dorm, and has decided to address this issue head on.
We were all once there. Bright eyed and bushy tailed, high school juniors not yet broken by the college admissions process or college itself. You and your entire family, furiously taking notes as some random Sophmore told you the detailed biography of Columbia’s first president and regaled you with tales of their favorite study spot. Perhaps you were dragged along and spent the brisk walking excursion making fun of the oddly specific questions people seem to have. Either way, college tours can be a crucial part of helping prospective students learn about a school, or at least get a cute pic for their Insta story with the caption “my future home? 🤔 “. But for us, the kids who made it, there is nothing more annoying than trying to get somewhere and having to push through a throng of 17 year olds and boomers asking about professor student relationships and internship opportunities. As such, I have developed a list of things we can say to these infestations of light blue guest name tag wearers, and maybe one day, cure our campus of this plague:
Be kind to these desperate souls, and remember, if they ask you how to get in, tell them to send an Edible Arrangement to PrezBo’s house.
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