Module 7: Balancing It All

School, Jobs, and Family Responsibilities

Building your future takes time and careful planning. The way you spend your time can be fun while it helps to build a bright future for you at the same time.

Clubs, sports, volunteering and jobs provide experience, friends and networks which lead to many more valuable opportunities

Taking the right classes and including some challenging classes also helps you build your future.

Where do your family and friends fit into all of this? As you add more activities and harder classes, balancing your life may be a challenge. Click on Tip 1 to see tips to help you succeed.

Activity 1: Plan Ahead
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Tip 1: Downsize to Keep Balance
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Tip 2: Use Your Phone to Your Advantage
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Tip 3: Make Your Goals the Priority, Set Boundaries
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Tip 4: Get Peer Support
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Tip 5: Join a Service or Academic Focus Club
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Tip 6: Tell Folks What You’re Up To
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Tip 7: Consider and Discuss
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