By HOPE OJE
During the first year of college, everyone’s in the same boat. People, for the most part, don’t know anyone else and they’re trying to make new friends.
But you don’t need new friends. That’s not why you came to college. Not sure how to get them to back off? Here’s how to not make friends in college:
The bottom line: It’s just as easy to not make friends in college as it is to make friends in college. Follow these eight simple steps, and I guarantee no one will want to be friends, or even acquaintances, with you. Trust me. I’ve seen many of these things put into action on a regular basis with high success rates all around!
(Hope Oje is majoring in Communication Studies at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.)
From Alive Campus. For more information and advice on college life, visit alivecampus.com.