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TOPIC: the trend that people choose to study in cafe shop

the trend that people choose to study in cafe shop 31 May 2015 20:02 #7340

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Many of the people or student choose to study in cafe or coffee shop, and that seems a trend that happen in a long time. When many of my friend ask me whether I want to john their meeting on the cafe and I said yes, when I first arrive a cafe in down town LA, I saw that almost all of the table are student who are studying and that interested me. The you order one drink and means you have sit for at least 4 to five hour and do what ever you want. I was wonder when and how to developed this cultural. It is good for student that to have a fun place that they can stay together and talk and study, but in the aspect of business owner, that might not be a good behavior.
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the trend that people choose to study in cafe shop 01 Jun 2015 00:27 #7358

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Hi, I found your post interesting. I can't tell from just your words if you are not from this country and that is why you are asking. Or, new to college or just not from this area. But, either way, I'd like to comment on it. Personally, I don't think it matters if you are working, own your own business or a student and go to a café to study. Actually, in some places, it's considered a more advanced way to study. Rather than at home or in a lounge. Because you are involving a public business to study at. It's actually something that has been going on for decades. That is students studying at cafes. In fact, you could also, study at a nice coffee shop with your laptop as a business owner, even without students and that is considered "trendy' as well. Lots and lots of people do it. It's just what you are comfortable with. And, I think the idea of meeting other students to study, is to motivate everyone to not be lazy and learn the material if others are around (peer motivation). And, it's camaraderie ("mutual trust among people in a group"). But, that's really a decision up to you or the individual. If you feel comfortable studying for 4 hours in a café, then go for it. The only thing you might want to be aware of, is if the coffee shop or place doesn't want people sitting there for that long. However most places, like Starbuck's host people sitting there for many many hours (and it's OK with the business), even using the free Wi-Fi there, to study or just read books and stuff. It's really just up to you. If you'd rather study on your own because you are a business owner, then I'd suggest, going to a Starbuck's with other 'single' people, some of them workers with their laptops too and just hanging out there. Places like ING (when it was in business) use to have internet cafes for students and workers to just hang out like that at their coffee shops. So, it is trendy and okay if you want it to be. Hope that helps and you enjoy it either by yourself or with others! Plus you have access to good food and drink (depending on where you're at) while you study. Which is a huge plus ;-)
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the trend that people choose to study in cafe shop 07 Jun 2015 20:09 #7447

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Hi Yushao.

I'll be honest, I feel like this trend is a bit overplayed. I have tried to do this before. But I did not find this environment at all soothing enough for me to study in. Amidst the busy lines, loud blenders, and god-awful cafe music, I don't see how people do it. People who study in cafes might as well study in a gym or a smoothie place, since it is just as noisy there. Who knows, it might be effective for them. But I'll take my chances with my house, where I know I can study in the environment that is best fitting for me.
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