Beating the 8am Struggle

Beating the 8am Struggle

Although taking an 8 am class in college is not ideal, sometimes your only choice will be to take this unforgivably early class. This semester I had no choice but to take math at 8 in the morning and trust me, trying to make it to this class is not easy. However I do make it to the class by using these tips and tricks on how to beat the 8 am struggle.

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Checking Your Syllabus

Checking Your Syllabus

I'll never forget the day my professor walked into class and told us that our negligence would make it impossible for anyone in the class to receive an A. The only thing that's exceeded our surprise was our confusion. Why all of a sudden could none of us get an A?

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Using Your Break to Get Ahead On Work

Using Your Break to Get Ahead On Work

Everyone loves a break from school. I just went home this past weekend, and it feels amazing. To be able to be back in your hometown, back in your house, and back with your friends. This makes it so tempting to be lazy, and forget about school for the break and just relax and have fun. Make sure to get work done on your break, despite how much you want to completely forget about college for the entirety of your break.

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Strategies for Add/Drop Week and Picking Classes

Strategies for Add/Drop Week and Picking Classes

Out of all the new changes you will experience as a freshman in college, picking out your first semester classes will be one of them. Creating your schedule will surprisingly feel very similar to what it felt like signing up for your classes as a freshman in high school. What won’t feel quite the same is the incredible flexibility you will have in choosing the time slots you would like for your classes.

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Tips for Selecting College Courses

Tips for Selecting College Courses

As Spring Semester is upon us, I have learned a very valuable lesson about classes in college: get your core classes out of the way early. Most, if not all colleges have core requirements, and all majors require different courses for major completion. Even if you don’t quite know your major yet, taking your core requirement courses early is a very helpful tool for two reasons:

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Picking College Courses

Picking College Courses

When selecting your classes for college there are a lot of things you need to consider before you pick out your schedule for the year. These things include whether or not you will be working while in school. Whether you are a morning person or a night person because that can have a huge effect on your schedule and you wouldn’t even realize it until you’re taking your classes. For the most part, picking out your classes mainly depends on your availability level.

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Choosing Your College Courses

Choosing Your College Courses

Choosing college courses can be a scary thing for incoming freshman who have never experienced anything like it before. The classes you take really have a huge effect on your semester. Here are a few tips to make sure you end up in the right classes for your major and also choose classes that will set you up for success: 

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Tips for Selecting College Courses

Tips for Selecting College Courses

The best advice I can give about selecting college classes is to be open and flexible about everything. For example, I signed up for classes during orientation in May of my senior year, which was early because I did a summer semester at UF. By the time fall rolled around, I didn’t end up with any of the classes I started with in May at orientation. Some of my courses changed, some of my class times changed, or both. All of which you should be completely flexible with.

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