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TESTING TRUISMS: 70 Percent of Hoyas Marry Hoyas?

TESTING TRUISMS: 70 Percent of Hoyas Marry Hoyas?

The statistic is well-known. Tour guides cheerily relay the fact to prospective Hoyas, and you tease your friends about it when they go on dates. But is the rumor true? Do 70 percent of Hoyas actually marry other Hoyas? If you were hoping to find “the one” at Georgetown, you[Read More…]

by November 28, 2017 3 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
TESTING TRUISMS: The Value of Hard Work 

TESTING TRUISMS: The Value of Hard Work 

The tension in the room is palpable as your professor passes back the exams. It was a notoriously difficult midterm, and you pored over your notes for days in hopes of getting an A. “I didn’t study,” the girl next to you confesses. “I’m just hoping for a C.” When[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
TESTING TRUISMS: The Best 4 Years of Your Life

TESTING TRUISMS: The Best 4 Years of Your Life

The worst moment at family reunions comes when well-meaning relatives — likely with several drinks under their belts — find you and announce that college is supposed to be the best four years of your life. Nostalgic alumni, high school teachers and overbearing relatives are eager to tell you that[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
TESTING TRUISMS: Nice People Finish Last

TESTING TRUISMS: Nice People Finish Last

Landing an internship, earning that A or securing a spot in a competitive academic program undoubtedly requires hard work and ambition. But, in some cases, it also entails outdoing your classmates. Your A in accounting may lower the GPA of the student sitting next to you. Given that only 30[Read More…]

by September 19, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Testing Truisms: Opposites Attract

Testing Truisms: Opposites Attract

Are most of your friends from your residence hall, classes or extracurricular activities? Georgetown’s small student population, compared with other universities, encourages contact between students of different majors and interests. Though we may interact frequently with those who have different passions and courses of study, do we befriend or become[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, The Guide