15 Aug How to Balance Partying and Studying
Whether you’re new to college life or coming to the end of your studies, you have no doubt experienced the quintessential college conundrum: how can you fit both partying and studying into 24 hours? We’ve got you covered. Here are our top tips for how to balance partying and studying.
How to Balance Partying and Studying
It might sound dull, but college really is about learning how to strike a balance. Chances are, you’re in a new city or town with lots of exciting things to see or do. Sunny, beautiful days are especially challenging to say no, but learning to say no is the most effective way at managing your time.
Most students find themselves with a ton of new responsibilities, including:
- Exercise (If exercise is your thing)
With only so many hours in a day, striking a balance between your responsibilities and your leisure time will help you have a fun and successful time in college. There isn’t a single formula. Experiment and see what works best for you! Which brings us to…
Know Your Habits
The only person who really knows what you’re capable of doing is yourself. You know your own habits, stamina, and how much time you need to study better than anyone else.
By knowing your own tendencies, you can better plan for when you need to study on a night out.
Keep a Calendar
Calendars have kept people on schedule for centuries. That hasn’t changed! Nowadays, phones and even watches have calendars so you always know what’s on your radar.
By keeping your social events organized alongside your assignment and exam dates, you can easily see whether there’s a schedule conflict. You can also gauge how much time you have to study between assignments.
There are hundreds of different recommendations on how you can study more efficiently. Fortunately, only one or two will work for you. If you aren’t sure what method works best for you, don’t be afraid to experiment with different styles!
Using your time efficiently frees you up for fun things like going out and spending time with friends.
Set up a Reward System
You’ve probably heard this advice before, but that’s because it works! Working towards the end of a homework assignment can provide a small amount of satisfaction. But working towards a fun coffee date with your friend? Now that’s something to really look forward to!
Everyone’s ideal reward is different. Some people like desserts; some like a good video game session; others like playing sports. Find what motivates you to get to the end of that assignment and use it to your advantage!
Prioritize Your Studies
You knew this advice was coming, but it’s not all bad! There are going to be dozens of opportunities to hit up the local bar or catch up with friends. On the other hand, there’s only going to be one opportunity to ace your calculus exam. So, get out there, rock that exam, then reward yourself by making up for your missed event!
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