10 o’clock list: Ways to Use Your QR in Real Life

I should have taken Rocket Science for QR. (via explodingdog.tumblr.com)

I should have taken Rocket Science for QR. (via explodingdog.tumblr.com)

Taking your QR this semester seemed like a good idea (or a last resort after scheduling screwed you over) last May. But finals are coming and so is the urge to just throw down your textbooks, reach your hands up to the sky and ask the clouds, or whatever else may be up there, “Why am I even doing this?” Well, friends. I have answers for you. So keep on studying for your QR, Kenyon. It will possibly come in handy someday.

  1. Microeconomics: So, after graduation, you start interviewing for white collar jobs, right? Imagine: your interview is going poorly and suddenly this obese dude with pit stains who could be your future employer asks you what you think about Monsanto and the corn market. BAM. Your moment to shine. “Well,” you say. “If supply keeps shifting, then the demand will suffer and the market could fail. I think we just need to wait and see what the effects of Monsanto on the industry as a whole before we take action.” He’ll obviously be charmed by your brilliance and you will have a fulfilling career. Continue reading