what is small talk?

  1. (v.) something i’m not very good at
  2. (n.) a series of conversations i have with interesting people at penn who are doing interesting things at penn and beyond

why have small talk?

  1. (v.) agreed! there are so many more interesting things to talk about besides the weather and which freshman dorm you live in
  2. (n.) to learn more about other people, acquire inspiration and understand that success can be defined in unconventional ways

how do i make small talk?

  1. (v.) you could try phrases like: “wow, the weather sure is nice today!”/ “you up?”/ “we should grab lunch sometime” (important: never actually follow through)
  2. (n.) feel free to offer any suggestions, comments or questions here