6 of the Biggest Lessons We Learned in College (Ep. 297)


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We talk about some of the longest lasting lessons we took from college to honor the title of this show one last time before we relaunch with a new one.Full show notesThis week’s episode is sponsored by:Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at Skillshare.com/geek.Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription.Things mentioned in this episode: Backblaze Dropbox (iOS | Android) Google Drive (iOS | Android) Tom Scott's The Worst Typo I Ever Made video YCImaging's Video on a Budget course on Skillshare YCImaging on YouTube Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare Thomas’ Productivity course on SkillshareWant more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page.You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter.Timestamps:0:02:29 - The importance of having backups0:20:10 - Questioning if you actually want to do something0:27:26 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills)0:29:44 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)0:31:32 - The sunk cost fallacy0:41:09 - Differences between college and the real world0:48:53 - Overhead and maintenance costs0:53:59 - ConclusionIf you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!

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