Growing up, I never really paid attention to what shoes I was wearing. Shoes to me were just everyday things. When I entered the university, my architecture professors told us about how important it is to make a favorable first impression on people. It seemed that in my field, maybe like in other fields too, it is important to make good and reliable connections as early as you can. That made me think about my shoes. Some of you would say, “Nah, shoes are just shoes,” but my experience has been that investing in a good pair of shoes really helped me find friends. My sneaker collection has gotten a lot of raves, and that has given me confidence. Shallow, right? But I’ll take any help I can get. Captivating people through shoes made me realize there are so many ways you can connect with people. In my case, it’s…