Category Archives: General advice

Real College “Networking”: Party Games!

Let’s just face it: we’re nerds.  Math nerds, science nerds, English nerds, but nerds all thrown together for 4 years of “learning”.  And much of that learning will, in fact, happen in the classroom.  But the majority of it will … Continue reading

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Sneak preview: What is wisdom? (audio)

In the last post, I revealed the dirty secret about how HUGS is really about happiness. Well, turns out it’s about at least one other thing, too: wisdom. Wisdom and authentic happiness do go hand in hand. At the same … Continue reading

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The REAL reason I created HUGS (video)

This post is quite possibly the most important thing in your whole life, and something that no high school or college curriculum covers (but should). Read up! Continue reading

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Video: Our #3 Piece of college advice

Aaaaaaand here is video #2, with piece of advice #3 (ooooh, what happened to #2? So mysterious.  Stay tuned to find out!).  These are the three words to insure your social success better than Geico could.  Like it?  Love it? … Continue reading

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Video: Our #1 piece of college advice

Awright, so our first video is up!  This is our absolute #1 piece of advice, so make no delay and check it out right here, right now. Show signs of life by commenting below, and if you find the video … Continue reading

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What makes a person cool?

I have a confession to make: in high school, I was totally not cool. Not only was I not cool, I was completely oblivious to what cool was.  I had just come to LA from Tehran — a big, smoggy, … Continue reading

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Gunner, Savvy, Slacker: Pros and Cons

So in the last post I introduced you to the three academic breeds of Harvard student.  Now let’s delve a little deeper into the pros and cons of each: The Gunner The Gunner is hardcore.  Even as a freshman, she … Continue reading

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The key principle for success at Harvard (and the rest of life)

Awright troops!  Welcome to the blog.  This is where I’ll be giving you quick tips on how to kick ass at Harvard (or whichever college you’re at) while having a great time.  Some of the advice will be Harvard-specific, but … Continue reading

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