The Life Of A Business Major, As Told By 'How I Met Your Mother'
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The Life Of A Business Major, As Told By 'How I Met Your Mother'

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The Life Of A Business Major, As Told By 'How I Met Your Mother'

Ahh the business major. The most ambitious, greedy, and serious of college students right? Well, not quite. We may appear to have our shit together and our lives figured out, but trust me when I say that most of us don't. We wouldn't change our major for the world (most days) but it can be a grind. So who else is there to better explain what the life of a business major is really like than the dysfunctional gaggle of friends that make up the cast of "How I Met Your Mother."


Accounting.

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Walking into your first ever networking event.

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Actually in your first ever networking event.

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When someone says that being a business major is easy.

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In the science class you have to take in order to graduate.

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Seeing people on campus dressed in business professional attire.

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The two kinds of reactions when a group project gets assigned. There's no in between.

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or

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When Patrice screws up your group project.

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That one kid who somehow aces the finance exam even after he went out the night before.

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Starting your last exam of finals week.

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When you have a job lined up before senior year starts but none of your friends do.

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When your friends mention how long your hours are going to be in said job.

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On graduation day when you think you are free from the world of networking and group projects.

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When you realize that group projects and networking will be the basis of your entire career.

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Good luck my friends. We're all in this together.

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