14 Types Of Shoes You Should Wear Based On Your Major

14 Types Of Shoes You Should Wear Based On Your Major

What you wear on your feet says a lot about you.

I have seen so many articles about stereotypes of different majors, and well, it's time for me to jump on the bandwagon. Everyone has a sense of identity, and it is usually formed around college. In college, you spend a lot of time with people in your major, so naturally, you begin to talk, look, and dress alike. Shoes are a woman's best friend, and they can be personalized to you and their desired functionality. Let the majors speak for themselves.

1. Exercise Science


Nothing screams "I wanna get paid to workout" quite like a fresh pair of Nikes

2. Anthropology/Sociology


Saving the world, one pair at a time.

3. Accounting, Economics, or Finance

Modest and sensible heels

Strictly comes in only black, navy, or nude

4. Marketing or Sales


You can sell just about anything in these.

5. ROTC or Criminology

Tactile boots

Ooo Rah!

6. Chemistry, Biology, or General Science

An extra pair of spill proof shoes

Not the most attractive, but you can stash them in your bag until lab.

7. Nursing


These shoes are just dying to take your vitals every 15 minutes.

8. Education


Practical for standing at the front of the classroom and chasing kids at recess.

9. Environmental Science or Horticulture


Cute and easy to clean.

10. Political Science or Prelaw

Kitten Heels

Pairs perfectly with a nice pantsuit.

11. Psychology or philosophy


Most commonly found with a tweed jacket and spectacles to really give that prof vibe.

12. Dance

Ballet flats

Easy to change out of for dance class, but still obsessed with ballet.

13. Graduate School

Sperry's or penny-loafers

That Master's degree isn't going to earn itself; you must act the part of a grown up.

14. Undecided


Wild, free, and accepting of all possibilities.

These shoes are just suggestions, but nonetheless, they will, in fact, help you succeed in whatever major you chose. Now go see if you can play a game of "guess the major" by looking at other peoples' shoes.

Cover Image Credit: Photo by Sebastian Pociecha on Unsplash

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What Where You Study Says About You, As A College Student AND A Person

Are you more of a quad studier or a hipster coffee joint kinda gal?

Coming into college, you were probably given the advice "make sure you find a good place to study early on." So what does where you study say about your personality?

1. The Library

You're either boring, traditional or you get unfocused super easily and you need dead silence to study. Do what you gotta do.

2. Starbucks

If you study at Starbucks you probably like to study in a social environment. Maybe you're in a major that has a ton of group projects or maybe you'd rather just be surrounded by your friends and sipping on a vanilla chai latte while you make note cards.

3. The Local Coffee Shop

If you study at a local coffee shop, it's because your entire lifestyle is fueled by caffeine and caffeine alone. Oh, and maybe because you like high-waters and wide-brimmed hats, you hipster.

4. The Quad

If you study on the Quad, you're probably not very easily distracted by cute dogs or cute boys. You're probably also pretty outdoorsy and you hate it to be locked up in the library with such beautiful weather.

5. Your Church Student Center

You study here for one of two reasons. 1) all of your friends from church study here and you want to talk to them while you study 2) you want to be able to easily slip off into the church to pray for your GPA when you're feeling stressed.

6. Your Room

Major kudos to people who study in their room. I don't see how you aren't distracted by your bed that isn't made, or your closet that needs to be organized, or your photo album from high school or literally anything in your room but if you can manage to study in your room without getting distracted then you keep doing you.

7. Your Sorority/Fraternity House

If you study in your sorority or fraternity house it's more than likely because you either need study hours every week and can only log them in the house, or because you're feeling homesick and studying on the couch, in your pajamas while talking to your house mom feels reminiscent of high school.

8. A Combination

If you're anything like me you've studied in all seven of these places and it really just depends on the day of the week, the class you're studying for and your mood. I can shut myself away in the library for hours and get everything done that I need to accomplish, but sometimes I would rather sunbathe on the quad, or get a shot of espresso and coffee cake at Monarch while I'm grinding away at my textbook.

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13 Thoughts Broadcast Journalism Majors Have When Piecing Together Their First News Story

Quiet on the set.


So you've decided that you want to be a Broadcast Journalist?

Many different thoughts go through you're while trying to first off figure out what story you want to pursue. After that, it's just a matter of getting everything that is needed for it and then putting it together.

For all clarity and purposes, I have already turned in my first news story, however as I was completing it, some (if not all) of these thoughts (or a variation of them) came across my mind at some point during the process.

1. Ok, so what are the important parts to my story?


And how do I convey those things to my viewers?

2. What b-roll should I get?

B-roll is supplemental or alternative footage intercut with the main shot.

3. Do I have all the interviews I need?


Who are the essential figures in this story?

4. What's my angle? How do I stick to it?

camera angle

Who do I need to interview for it?

5. What questions should I ask in my interview?


And more importantly, What type of questions will get me the answers I want?

6. What are the important facts?


Should they all be included?

7. Do my voice overs cover everything that my interviews don't?


What else is needed for this story?

8. Agh, my video is over the 1 minute and 30 seconds allowed time.


Do I reduce it or do I leave it as is? I guess it depends on how much its over.

9. How should I say my tageline at the end of the video?

tag line

The tagline is when the reporter says their name and their station affiliation at the end of their story.

10. Should I include a standup? Where should it be?


What do I want to say?

11. Should I include a graphic?

news graphics

Is there something that can be said in a list form that the viewers need to see? Is it symptoms of a disease? Event details?

12. How do I make my interviews connect with my voice overs?


Does what I am saying make sense?

13. What does my script need to look like?


Should I add a NAT pop here? What SOT (Sound on Tape) do I want to use?

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