How to power through busy days in college!

No matter your year, major, or credit hour count. We all find that one day during the week that is inevitably grueling. You’re going going going all day and when you finally get a break, you realize it is 7:30 at night!

Plan out your day:

No matter what you have to do or where you have to be, it is always possible if you make a game plan. You can write it in your planner or even on a scratch piece of paper to carry around with you that day. Plan out everything to a T. From when you leave your house, to when you finally get back home. This will help you stay organized and on top of things so you don’t fall behind on an already fast moving day.

Pick out your outfit the night before:

This can determine the type of day you will have. If I am stuck trying to find a matching top and end up falling behind, I get so frustrated. It is so useful to lay out your outfit the night before so it’s one less thing to worry about in the morning!

Wake up a little early:

The worst way to start a busy day is to start in a rush. Make sure you wake up a little early so you’re ready to conquer the day. This will also ensure you don’t leave anything behind!

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Secrets to defeating procrastination!

Most of us are guilty of embarrassingly turning in an assignment late, or submitting at 11:58 when it’s due at 11:59. We procrastinate not because we are incapable of doing something, but because we would rather be doing anything else! I still procrastinate some small assignments here and there, but here are some tips that I use that have really helped me to stay on top of things so my to-do list doesn’t grow long!

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5 things I learned when I switched to a science major

Staying late in the library comes naturally: As we speak it is 1:30am on a Tuesday night and I am just finishing up my work for the night and writing this post. If that doesn’t explain itself, I’m not sure what will.

Labs are no joke: When you register for classes, two labs in one semester doesn’t seem all that bad. That is until you leave your house at 7:30am for research, leave at 11 to go to work. Class is at 2:30 and then finally at 3:20 on a Monday, you think you’re done and can’t wait to relax. But then you remember you have lab at 4:30pm and it will most likely take all 3 hours. These are the Monday’s I never imagined I would have, until I switched to a science major.

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