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The Joy of Missing Out

Holly Tarbell , a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2017 Media Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: JOMO. Have you experienced JOMO (the joy of missing out)? How has it impacted your life?

The life of a college student is exhausting. We are overcommitted and over socialized. Someone once said college life is like a triangle. Where you can choose between good grades, a social life and sleep. Out of the three, you can only choose two. However in reality it is…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Feb 28, 2017

Snapchat Is The Culprit

Amber Liu, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2017 Media Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: FOMO. How often do you experience FOMO (fear of missing out)? How has it impacted your life?

After years of what felt like a ceaseless addiction, I finally quit.

The New Year was coming up and I, among millions of other people, was brainstorming New Year resolutions. New Year resolutions often have a dubious stigma around them, and while I am guilty of breaking my resolutions,…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Feb 22, 2017

FOMO Is The Reason We Move Forward

Jessica Rubio, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2017 Media Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: FOMO. How often do you experience FOMO (fear of missing out)? How has it impacted your life?

The rise of social media has caused me to experience fear of missing out every time I unlock my phone. I guess it comes with the competitive nature of humanity as well as our urge to document every time we go to In N Out, go on a hike…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Feb 14, 2017

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