Ella Andrews http://cleanersup.co.uk 2m 606
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How to Have a Productive College Life
A student’s life is one spent in a rush. Time spent with friends, time spent in lectures, time spent on books, time spent on chores, time spent on entertainment, and time spent asleep all have to be balanced for a successful and productive college life. Of course, that is hardly ever the case as students mostly spend their time juggling all of those and leaving behind whichever one of them they fumble.
There is no right path to leading a college life, there is only a wrong one – the one that gets in the way of your college education. Here are some tips on how to keep college life going while doing the best you can to keep everything on the list above in the air.
- Sleep schedules are a tough thing to keep, especially if you are the party type. In case of the latter, they practically do not exist. Still, you should consider having one, or at least making sure you have a healthy 6 to 8 hours of peaceful sleep. You need to keep your brain going, and to do so, it needs rest every now and then just like you do.
- House cleaning is important as you need to keep your health. Even if you are considered a slob, and have a messy house, at least have a clean messy house. Dust, dirt, grime, and other things from the life of a slob can affect your health all too easily, and any ailment or illness will get in the way of your college life, cutting everything except for sleep from your schedule. So take some measures and do some thorough and efficient home cleaning every now and then to keep your house clean and your health steady.
- Partake in lectures. After all, this is what you went to college to do. Yes, the whole entertainment and partying aspect of a student’s life may be very appealing, and many people do go to college simply to get away from their parents, and have the freedom to be carefree all they want. But, college is mostly about education, so if you went to college, finish it successfully, and don’t become just another college dropout.
- Entertainment is important, of course. You will go too stiff, in seclusion, and too repressed if you only spend time on your books, and none with your friends or doing something you like. But you need to understand that there is time for everything, and lecture days are not time for entertainment. That is why you have free days – to relax and have fun, and then return to the lecture halls with fresh strength, ready to take on the world. You do not need to juggle between lectures and entertainment as they should not even be in the same timetable.
Live smart. You may think that this goes without saying, but students are often drawn or peer pressured into certain activities, like drinking, drugs, skipping class, and dangerous sports, and all that results in hurting not only their college life, but their health as well. As a college student, now you should learn to be responsible, and addiction is the last thing you should go for. A great way to learn responsibility is to find a job. This will give you more things to do and less time for yourself, but it is productive, practical, and worthwhile as you will receive an education about life itself.
Have a fruitful college life by being smart and staying clean and healthy. There are plenty of ways to do so, all you need is dedication.