As we spend so much time in school and then in college, people there constitute our social environment. Some of them become our coworkers or clients, and some even become our best friends or loved ones. This system of social connections and interactions is based on communication. The better we communicate, the more comfortable we feel within this big system.
Communication with class- or groupmates has a number of perks. It is not only a part of educational process, but it also plays a significant role in extracurricular leisure activities and in formation of wider social and professional networks. Let us split communication between classmates into groups by settings in which it occurs — in the classroom, outside the classroom but still classroom-centered (on the phone, online, via text messages), and extracurricular. Students benefit from each in a slightly different way. Continue reading