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MIT Offers Awesome Classes to Give Nerds Social Skills [Good Manners]

Nerds may be able to let their freak flags fly in the protected confines of the MIT campus, but the same can't necessarily be said for the real world. That's why the school has wisely been offering something called "Charm School" for its students. CBS Sunday Morning went inside this elective day of classes that covers everything from table manners to how to dress for success to being socially graceful, and it actually seems pretty awesome.
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MIT Charm School Teaches Social Skills, Street Smarts: Not Sure if This is the Hardest or Easiest Course for MIT Students

Technology / Gadgets : technabob (3 years ago)

MIT is famous for attracting and nurturing some of the brightest minds in the world. But you know what they say, nobody’s perfect. You may be able to code a social network, but find it hard to talk to people in real life. But whethe... Read Post

Being A Minority Teenager In New York: A High School Offered A Class Just On Dealing With The Police

News : The Inquisitr - News (6 hours ago)

A New York City high school last week invited the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) in to talk to their students about how to properly, and safely, assert their rights while dealing with the police, the New York Post is reporti... Read Post

The CFDA Awards: Where the Art Class Freaks Get to Shine [Good/bad/ugly]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (2 years ago)

If the fashion world were like high school, the Met Ball would be like the prom, whereas the CFDA Awards are more like the stoner scene under the bleachers, where the creative types, misfits and loners can let their freak flags fly ... Read Post


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