General Education Classes Are The Biggest Waste of Students Time

College is expensive, that is no big secret. So why are institutions wasting more of our time and (loan) money on classes that make us want to bang our heads on a wall? Classes such are anthropology, drawing, African cinema, and many more are reasons for bad GPA’s and many tear filled ordering to Insomnia.

Now every Gen Ed causes different emotions within different people. For instance, a three hour class for drawing could be enjoyable to me, but to someone else that cold be their most hated class of the week. Regardless of major, we have all had to participate in classes that we borderline despise.

I am a Public Relations major. Which basically means I love writing, talking with people and I go through withdraw without social media. Science and Math gen eds are my nightmare. At my school I have to take nine credits of natural science, six credits of a social science and nine credits of math. For those of you keeping count that’s two 12-credit semesters. None of these classes really help my career goals. I want to work in the entertainment or sports industry. Knowing the mitochondria is the power house of the cell is cool don’t get me wrong. But I also learned that in high school. Classes I would much rather take would be photography, extra writing classes, broadcasting, and web design. Those are classes that will help me in my field immensely.

My first roommate in college was a nursing major, and her course load scared me. No, seriously she deserved a metal! On top of all of her major classes she had to take general courses. I remember many tear filled nights worrying about passing pathology for her major and statistics as a gen ed requirement. Nursing is one of the hardest majors at my institution. They are not only required to take these general courses but they also spend a full school year at Hershey Medical Center. This has the students actually doing what they learned in class. Now that is amazing! These young students will graduate college with already a year with of experience under their belt.

My sorority has Google docs for just about everything. Probably the most visited page would be our list of what gen eds. It lists ones to take and which ones to avoid at call costs. It is definitely a helpful tool. There are still requirements that need to be met and there may not be enough “easy A” classes to fill them. Not to mention that one easy class for one person could be the death of another.

Now I understand the reasoning for taking gen eds. Institutions want to make sure college students have a well rounded education. That is great, that is important in our world. Students are spending hundreds of thousands in tuition each year. That should be a greater focus on classes that will better prepare that individual for their industry. Because in today’s world where everything is custom, our education should be to.

Arizona State University. You can say that this college tends to be in the news a lot. Well, this news that just came out is pretty crazy. We’re not even going to explain any further as we will let the video below explain. Guys, don’t send pics to girls, or this will happen!


Everyone loves raves, I mean – there’s something enchanting about loud beats, drugs and girls wearing high socks and underwear. Some of us, however, love raves more than the average festival goer. Meet Jax – he is the MVP of EDM and dedicates his lifestyle to traveling the world and attending different raves. On one of his travels to Belgium, he had a bad trip at Tomorrowland and for 9 hours he was stuck in a video game of his own fantasy land. He endlessly ran through different festivals as he jumped over obstacles and had to beat the clock to stay hydrated. When Jax finally woke up he was confused as fuck – was he real or still a video game character? He told his friends about his trip and they thought it was hilarious and wanted to recreate the game in real life. So, he developed Rave Run. It’s an infinite runner that takes you through mainstream festivals like Coachella, Ultra and EDC. He even created a bonus level that’s a spin-off of his wild trip. Travel through the stage sets, but watch out for the smoke jets, stereo speakers, and mushrooms that pop up in your way. Send your highest score to [email protected] and we’ll give one lucky ass winner 2018 VIP tickets to EDC to party with Jax.

Nervous about making new friends after moving back to college this fall? What if there was a way to start meeting fellow students right now before the semester starts? Spotselfie is the app that allows you to do just that!


Simply create an account, select your college, and use your device to scan the area around you. By harnessing the power of Augmented Reality, users are instantly surrounded by selfies posted by others from your college, like stars in the night sky. Tap on a selfie to connect, make new friends, and build relationships all before you set foot on campus in the fall. There is no limit to the number of selfies you can post. Be creative. The more… the better!

You can also tell people more about yourself by answering a set of 16 fun questions, ranging from your personality to activities to emotional baggage (if you have any, which you don’t, wink-wink). Create your own unique color code to share and compare with friends. You can even search people based on a percentage match to your color code.

With more and more people meeting online these days, this app seems like a no brainer. Why wait to get on campus to meet people when you have all summer to do it? Bring your campus to you this summer with the Spotselfie app. Spotselfie is available at both the App Store and Google Play. So many new people are waiting to meet you. What are you waiting for? Pull out your cell phone and download SpotSelfie!

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