How often do you check your email?
Email, short for electronic mail has become a more prominent type of communication worldwide, and it is a primary way of communication here in the University of Minnesota.
My first email account was set up
when I was twelve, around ten years ago! I've never really use my email except
for occasional e-card greetings to my fellow friends. Even my high school do
not have email address database for all the students, and most of the time,
they will either use telephone or mails as a primary way of communication with
students. So, to be honest, I rarely check my email, usually once a week or
once a fortnight, right until the time when I applied to
So, after a few weeks has passed, I went to my email account to check if there is any email sent to me, and to my surprise, there is at least more than ten emails from the university!! And the worst thing is that some of the email requires a really fast response! I have never accustomed to have urgent matter being sent through email. Luckily, I still received ordinary letters of the same content that I already attended to. From that onward, I will always check my University email account at least once every 3 to four days.
When I arrived at
Apparently, using emails as a
primary way of communication is a part of American culture that I am not aware
of before I came to the