You entered college as a political science major until you realized how boring your local government classes were.
All of your IA courses are titled “Politics of [enter geographical region here]”
You’re pretty sure one of your professors is a Russian spy
You have dreams of traveling the world and one day working for the UN or the State Department
In reality, you’ll probably end up working at a small consulting firm downtown somewhere
You have successfully preserved and chronologically catalogued the 200 or so Economist magazines you’ve collected over your 4 years in college
When your friends tell you about a news segment they watched on CNN or Fox News
The moment you realized Al Jazeera Live is no longer viewable online
You’re able to talk badly about your political science friends in 6 different languages
You were a member of Model UN, Model EU, Model Arab League, Model NATO, and/or Model African Union
When people think the Arab Spring actually occurred in the Spring
Knowing the names of all the major international diplomats/heads of state and the desire to let everyone else know every chance you get
Who knows the President of Kazakhstan’s name?? Oh that’s right, I do!
When you’re forced to take a class with Poli Sci, History, and Pre-Law Majors
But you put up with all of it because you know your genius ideas regarding smart defense or economic development will one day save the world