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Making Friends in College

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Many moments in life are made timeless by the people around us, and that cannot be more true during college. However, many students often find themselves unable to create and foster meaningful relationships with others. In this episode, we discuss the methods and techniques that helped us make and, more importantly, keep our friends.

A person explaining.

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • (6:04-10:50) Making friends as an introvert
  • (10:50-21:00) Tip 1: Special programs, such as orientation or pre-orientation
  • (21:02-35:35) Tip 2: Initiate the conversation with those sitting near you
  • (35:37-48:57) Tip 3: Friends who suffer together stay together (shared trauma)
  • (48:58-1:01:15) Tip 4: Join clubs or other extracurricular activities
  • (1:01:15-1:07:41) Tip 5: Occasionally check up on each other
  • (1:07:43-1:18:55) Tip 6: Plan hangouts

Your hosts: David Chuong, Natalie Tran, and Julian Vu

Music: “Please Listen Carefully” by Jahzzar is licensed under a Creative Commons License.