4 Undergraduate Degree Choices for Extroverts

If your idea of an ideal work day is being cooped up in your office cubicle, working on your computer and not having to interact with another human being, you are the exact opposite of an extrovert. The extrovert can be seen interacting with his or her colleagues, helping them out when the need arises, arranging the office picnic. In college the extrovert is the one that makes friends easily, hangs out with a variety of people rather than a particular clique and is quite popular among his or her friends. The very thought of being stuck at one place doing the same thing over and over again gives these people nightmares.

Extroverts have excellent social skills, enjoy meeting new people and are usually excellent speakers. These qualities also help them to become productive, popular and amiable leaders in their fields, so choosing bachelor degrees that makes the most of their natural talent is a wise career move. Read on to know which undergraduate courses fit like a glove.

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Sales and Marketing:

This is a no brainer. People who love to talk and are good at holding an audience’s attention are an asset in the field of sales and marketing. With the right kind of training, people who prefer direct one on one interaction can make a mark for themselves in sales. Those who enjoy the challenge of getting a large number of people to think their way without being in direct contact should choose marketing. Whether the job is to reach ten or ten thousand, a seasoned marketing personnel who can gauge what makes the target audience tick will always have a job, even in this economy.

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If you were a part of the debate team in high school or were known for your skills as a public speaker, studying law is an option to consider. Not only do practicing lawyers get to talk and argue for a living, they can even have the satisfaction of knowing that their job helps to right many wrongs. If practice doesn’t set your pulse racing, or you would prefer a corporate environment, you could always become a legal consultant for various businesses, big or small. If volunteering is where your heart lies, you could also work with an NGO and/ or do some pro bono work.

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Tourism and Hospitality:

Travel junkies and the party people are the perfect candidates for tourism and hospitality studies. This is a degree that could open doors to travelling across the world for a living or working at a posh hotel chain or a boutique restaurant, or taking up adventure sports for work. The tourism and hospitality program is also an excellent option for those who like armchair travel. You can advise people on where to holiday, how to travel and how to live it up in style or on a budget. And don’t forget the employee perks and benefits that are a part and parcel of this field.


5 Reasons for Why We should be Thankful to the Internet


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When you rain down thundering strokes on the keyboard, busy with something on the net, have you ever stopped to say thanks. Has anyone at their Thanksgiving dinner table said thank god for the internet! If you haven’t read on for the reasons to say thanks to the high heavens for the miracle called the internet.

  • E-MAIL

Not only is e-mail threatening to turn the postal system revenue figures red, it has also almost shown the greeting card industry the door. Turning the traditional methods of communication on its head electronic mail has firmly established itself in our lives. Free of cost and as quick as a snap, electronic mail is something very few can do without today. From grocery lists to last minute essays to all important presentations all information can be mailed electronically. And it doesn’t stop there. Music, films, photographs and other audio visuals can all be shared.

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English: The three biggest web search engines (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


The dawn of the search engine was the best thing that ever happened to students worldwide. Not only did it put an end to looking up entries in encyclopedias, it brought global information to your desktop. Whether you’re looking for work, love, a recipe or the answer to a philosophical question, thanks to the internet you can Google it. Such is the popularity of this search engine that the action of using its service has become a verb! From pancetta to parantha and family tree to duty free, search engines have changed the way we think, access and process information and entertainment.

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Whether you’re young, old, unemployed, working overtime, or unable to attend university for any reason at all, the internet has brought education to your doorstep. Online universities have come to the rescue of all students anywhere in the world, making education truly possible. You could be sitting in Africa and earning a degree from the UK, or stuck in your bed and earning a degree locally. That this method of education costs a fraction of the traditional campus degree is a fact that has also allowed people with economic difficulties to pursue a career. A truly global education from an online university is now a possibility for anyone with a computer and an internet connection.

Modern Social Networks


We have come a long way from when chat rooms were the latest rage. After it gave us the first popular social networking site Orkut, it gave us Facebook, the mother of all social networking. Hunting down long lost friends and relatives, keeping your globally scattered family updated about your new tyke, showing off your latest vacation photos, social networking changed interpersonal communication. You can talk or video chat with someone thousands of miles away and not have to pay a dime for it. So powerful is this phenomenon that when people hear the worlds tweet, follow and chat, they no longer think of a bird, of a leader or of an old fashioned conversation.


Online shopping has changed the way stores do business. Not only can you buy books, clothes and electronics online, you can order your groceries, mundane or gourmet off the internet. No more standing in line, thank you very much. You can order pretty much anything online and the fabulous discounts and the ease of paying through a credit card will keep you going back for more. Not only for B2C, but B2B businesses have also been immensely profited by this.


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