Are You There College?

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Is your cell phone by your side all day? Are you texting while you walk to class? Are you reachable 24/7? You may be addicted to your cell phone. But today this seems normal. In fact, I may be the last person on earth to think that texting while hanging out with friends or grabbing dinner is poor etiquette. But I can’t possibly be the only one that realizes that when you’re on your phone all the time, you’re missing out on real human experiences. And if you're a student, you’re missing out on college. There are so many rare opportunities to make new friends, network and learn something (shock) within the college environment. If you’re on your phone, then you’re not really present. Check out my video to see what I mean:

Find out how many students are whipping out their phones on HackCollege's infographic breakdown:
Generation Mobile
Created by: HackCollege

As College Magazine's Publisher, Amanda is passionate about creating the ultimate guide to college. She spends her free time soaking in the sun at Coronado dog beach or rocking her air guitar at The Casbah.

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