Okay, technology is definitely a pain sometimes. Your phone battery dies, or your 3G is painfully slow,
or your Wi-Fi won’t connect. But next time you’re ready to throw your device at the wall, think about
how college students used to have to get through school. Then give your router a hug.
Register for Classes
Write a Paper
Everyone hoards into the gym and lines up at the fold-up table with the appropriate sign for the
right class. So, that’s your afternoon right there. Enjoy!
University Log In Registration
Technology can’t help bump your
registration time, unfortunately, but all
you have to do is log on at the right time
and punch in your class codes.
In Fall 2012, nearly 80% of California
community college students faced
waiting lists for their desired classes,
so don’t be late!
Card catalogues, microfiche — hours spent in the library, glued to old volumes that can’t even be
checked out. You might even have classmates hovering, waiting for the resource you’re using.
Our handwriting was a lot better... but the hand cramps definitely weren’t. Writing papers
by hand took ages. Even the typewriter was tough: loud keystrokes, ugly correction tape.
Look up anything, anywhere, on Wi-Fi or data plans, tablets or PCs, in coffee shops or bed.
You’d call your friends, or just stop by to see if they were home. Maybe if you got really lucky,
you’d even run into them somewhere!
From texting to Facebook, it’s so easy to tell where anyone is. Don’t leave it up to chance.
Because — how embarrassing is it when you have to leave a voicemail?! Ugh.
Teenager Grace Pak set a World Record for texting 264 characters in under 57 seconds.
The average college student isn’t far behind. Long live the word processor!
Checking in at
I Love Tea Steve checked in
at I Love Tea,
50 yards away.
So the next time you’re frustrated that you have to write
a paper... remember how much college would suck
With Technology vs. Without
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