How to enjoy your stay in collegeby Samantha Smiles
Applying and then studying in
college involves a lot of stress for the young person. Constant tasks,
sleepless nights, hard research work in libraries Ė all these attributes will
follow you constantly. Many students are getting tired of such intensive college
life and losing their motivation to study. This could play a bad joke on them
and lead to such consequences as losing scholarships or even eliminating from
college. So you should never lose your motivation and thirst for challenges in
How to do this? Itís quite tricky, but there are several reliable tips, which you can use to keep your studying motivation at a high level.
Learn to manage your time effectively
Time managing is a great skill to have while you studying in college. Itís a complex ability, which includes following:
- Being able to distribute time wisely to avoid time pressure;
- Increase productivity of your work by developing strict schedule and sticking to it;
- Knowing how to save your time when needed, in other words, know your priorities;
- Knowing when to work hard and how to rest enough to keep your mind fresh and clear.
You should realise that itís impossible to catch up with everything. So avoid of dissipating your attention and efforts on the miscellaneous things and concentrate on the things, which matters most to you.
Make new friends, meet new people and be active
After all, college is all about you, your possibilities and meeting new people. So donít miss that chance and show that you are social person. This will not only be interesting for you, but also will open you new opportunities and communications. These things can be extremely useful for you during your studying and can help you to deal with your problems in future.
Study hard and make the most of every chance
I know that hard studying is the least wanted item on our list, but letís take a look on that from different angle. Think about studying as about your preparation for mature life. But unlike studying, in mature life you will have no second chances, no opportunities to postpone your assignment for another day. So to be well prepared for successful career you have got to study hard and take all your tasks as seriously as possible. Every successfully done assignment is making you little bit closer to your dream.
But donít forget to rest properly!
Without a proper resting there could be no prolific studying, this is the main rule of successful student, which you should remember as a mantra. Fortunately, college life giving you all the cards to choose how to rest qualitatively. If you are active person there are many sport activities going on every year and you can become a part of a football team, for example. If you more a coach potato type of person, then most campuses have a beautiful places to have a picnic on or just a quite places to read a book. Do anything you like to distract from the hard work and refresh your mind.