6 episodes

Each week, three University of Chicago college students discuss their lives, the world, and even offer a little bit of advice--to be taken with a grain of salt of course ;). So sit back, grab a snack, and dive deep into the shenanigans of these three self-proclaimed "gal pals."

Bean There, Done That Gal Pals

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Each week, three University of Chicago college students discuss their lives, the world, and even offer a little bit of advice--to be taken with a grain of salt of course ;). So sit back, grab a snack, and dive deep into the shenanigans of these three self-proclaimed "gal pals."

    What Online College Classes are Really Like

    What Online College Classes are Really Like

    This week, Carly, Isabelle, and Maddie compare their in-person classes to their Zoom-ified online counterparts. Dig deep into what these three have to say about learning at the "Life of the Mind: Online Edition". Are these University of Chicago classes as world-CLASS as they claim to be?

    • 1 hr
    Taking a TRIP Down Memory Lane: Our Travel Experiences

    Taking a TRIP Down Memory Lane: Our Travel Experiences

    This week, Carly, Maddie, and Isabelle discuss all things travel and test each others' baking knowledge by playing a guess-that-recipe-game. So pack your bags, travel with us to Paris and beyond, and eat some crepes along the way!





    Credits for the Recipe Game Idea: jennajulien.com (their podcast)

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Get to Know Us: Taking the 16 Personalities Test

    Get to Know Us: Taking the 16 Personalities Test

    This week, Maddie, Isabelle, and Carly do a little self-reflection and finally learn who they truly are with the 16 personalities test. So listen and judge for yourself how much Isabelle and Britney Spears really have in common. Besides, who needs a psychology degree when you have the internet?
    Personality test we took: https://www.16personalities.com/ 

    • 48 min
    Did Someone Say Mythbusters?

    Did Someone Say Mythbusters?

    This week, Carly, Isabelle, and Maddie dive into the world of mythology and discuss three of their favorite myths. From spiders to scorpions, from feminism to why we've preserved these stories, it's time to find modern lessons in these ancient myths (and maybe even learn how to cure a scorpion bite along the way).



    *Sorry for the rough audio, wifi is hard*

    Links to the Ted-Ed videos we talked about

    Isis and the Seven Scorpions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JycXLG6GeYk

    The myth of Arachne: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvUHcsZOhJ8

    The Cambodian myth of lightning, thunder, and rain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ul9ysDvkuLA 

    • 49 min
    Adventures of the QuaranTEENS

    Adventures of the QuaranTEENS

    This week, Carly, Isabelle and Maddie reflect on their time social distancing. They discuss everything from the science of coronavirus to finding new hobbies. So tune in to this candid coronavirus conversation!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Reflecting on Our First Year at UChicago

    Reflecting on Our First Year at UChicago

    Welcome to Bean There, Done That! In this episode, Carly, Isabelle and Maddie reflect on their first year at UChicago and offer insight into adjusting to college and making the most of your first year.

    • 57 min

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