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September 11, 2013

Get to Know Our Writers: Courtney

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This is the fifth installment in our “Get to Know Our Writers” series for the month of September, in celebration of Recultured’s 2nd anniversary. Here’s the Recultured Profile of another one of our new bloggers, Courtney!

Recultured Profile

Name: Courtney

Hometown? Vancouver

What are you studying? Business Administration. More specifically, Marketing, and HR.

Favourite book? Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Favourite childhood TV show and current favourite TV show?

I loved Full House as a kid, and I still love it. Currently, I am a huge fan of Suits.

What song would you want played at your funeral?

Star Wars theme song

What actor/actress would play you in a movie about yourself?

My cousin always tells me I remind her of Selena Gomez….so I’m just going to go with that. #awkward #idontlooklikeher

What is one of your guilty pleasures?

It’s a toss up between ice cream and country music. Who am I kidding? I can’t say no to ice cream.

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Last thing that made you cry?

I don’t cry. I’m too badass for that.

What superpower would you most want?

The ability to freeze or go back in time.

If your house was on fire, what would be the first thing you would save?

Photo albums.

Write 2 truths and 1 lie about yourself.

I am shorter than 5 feet tall.
I was on my high school’s track team and was a long jumper.
I am a lifeguard.

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Recultured is the blogging project of The Social Media Network. How addicted are you to social media?

There is never a day that goes by where I don’t use social media. I don’t check Facebook or Twitter right away when I wake up, but I would definitely say it gets checked multiple times throughout the day…during class. I mean, what else am I supposed to be doing during in class? Pay attention to what’s being taught? Yeah, right.

#1 tip for first-years in college/university?

Join a club. There are few things you can’t do with a good support system. 

Why do you write?

I write because it’s just another way to express my thoughts and ideas. Besides academic writing, writing for Recultured is a way for me to exercise and put my creative juices to work.

Recommend one Recultured article written by someone else, and one by yourself.

The Art of Avoiding Awkward Encounters on Campus by Anneliese Herbosa
What You’re Missing Out On: Los Angeles

Lastly, it’s Recultured’s 2nd birthday, what kind of cake would you like?

ICE CREAM!!!



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