Balancing School, Work, and Internships

Being a college student can be challenging. At times there is not enough time in a day to accomplish all your goals. Balancing a workload of a full-time college student with that of working your way through college is hard enough but throw in an internship and things can start to seem impossible. Don't worry though, here are some helpful tips of advice for balancing your workloads.

1) Stay Organized

If you aren't organized, you will never be able to accomplish goals in a timely manner. It is important to stay on top of things, whether it's a calendar, to-do list, or combination of techniques, find the way that best suits you and stick to it. By staying organized you can clearly see what challenges lay in front of you and which ones you need to tackle first.

2) Manage Your Time

Be aware of the time it will take you to complete tasks. Plan and create a schedule for yourself to stay on top of weekly tasks. Give yourself enough time to meet your own expectations when completing tasks. By maintaining a consistent schedule, you can prepare appropriately for all your upcoming tasks. Besides managing your time for work purposes, it's just as important to set aside yourself to ensure your own well-being.

3) Set Goals

It can be nearly impossible to cram all the work you nee to do into one small time frame. That is why iy is important to set goals for yourself every week. Goals allow you to plan out what you want to accomplish. By setting goals you can create checkpoints for your work that let you reach your overall goal in a timely and efficient manner.

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