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College clubs

Discussion in 'Education and Employment' started by GBWest, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. GBWest

    GBWest New Member

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    I'll be attending a new college in August. Was wondering what every one's thoughts are on joining any of the clubs. Any reason to do so, any reason not to (besides obvious stuff like being interested in the reason for the club or not being interested, etc.)?

    Had two clubs in mind, but I'll probably just not bother.
     
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    Mia Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Well it depends really if you like the kind of club it is. My husband met his best friend at a club at college. Many of our friends came to be through clubs at university. If you have similar interests, it can be helpful in meeting like minded new people.
     
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    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    Being a music major is basically like joining a club so I didn't have to join a club, but if I had been one of the more disconnected majors, I would probably join a club. My only goal would be to meet nice people and if people aren't nice I would try a different club.
     
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    GadAbout Well-Known Member

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    Remember that friends can be good to have.

    What two clubs did you have in mind?

    If you are going to be living in a residence hall you might meet people there; but if not, you will have a hard time getting friendships living off-campus.
     
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  5. GBWest

    GBWest New Member

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    I'll be living off campus because it's cheaper.
     
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    GadAbout Well-Known Member

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    Then that fact indicates it might be more important to you to join clubs. What clubs are you interested in?
     
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    tducey Well-Known Member

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    What are your interests? I'm sure there may be a club at the college that would fit that interest. I've always enjoyed politics so in college I was on the student council. Whatever club you join good luck to you.
     
  8. GBWest

    GBWest New Member

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    Well, didn't join any clubs because I can't find out where they are meeting. Oh wells.
     
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    GadAbout Well-Known Member

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    Student newspaper. Dean of Students office. University website. Or ask your academic advisor.
     
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    Bolletje Potato chip wizard V.I.P Member

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    I joined my faculty’s magazine as an editor, writer and cartoonist. It was a fun time because I shared a lot of interests with the other members of the club. Even the ones I didn’t share a lot of interests with, I got along with because we had the magazine in common so we always had something to talk about. I was in that group from 2007 to 2013 yet I still regularly hang out with most of my former “colleagues”, even the ones I didn’t have anything in common with in the start. We go on yearly holidays together if our schedule permits it, which is pretty fun :)
    I can recommend joining a club, especially if you’re good at something. Newspaper, photography, playing a musical instrument, doing sports. Anything really. It’s a good way to make friends and broaden your interests, and it looks good on your CV to boot.
     
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    NothingToSeeHere Asexuowl V.I.P Member

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    I joined the Outdoor Pursuits club at uni and it was a great idea. We did loads of fun activities and I made 2 great friends and lots of friendly acquaintances.
     
  12. Fino

    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    It's kinda like if the salt is on the other side of the table so you just don't use salt.
     
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