11 Struggles Of Balancing School And Work In College
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11 Struggles Of Balancing School And Work In College

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11 Struggles Of Balancing School And Work In College
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Having a part-time job in college is an awesome way to get practical career experience, earn extra spending money and get a jump start on paying back your tuition bills. However, sometimes juggling work, a full class load and a social life can become a little overwhelming. If you’ve ever found yourself facing a day packed with midterms, club meetings and a brutal closing shift then you’ll probably relate to a few of these working woes.

1. Changing into your uniform/professional clothes immediately after class and sprinting to the office.

2. Trying to find office hours with your professors that don’t overlap with your work schedule.

3. Not feeling like a “real adult” around your older co-workers.

4. Friends wanting to hang out right after you get off work when all you want to do is sleep.

5. Parents suddenly thinking you have tons of your own spending money.

6. Late-night shifts followed by 8 a.m. lectures.

7. Wondering if it’s possible to sneak in a few chapters of reading or a couple Calculus problems on your 15-minute break.

8. Realizing filling out tax forms can somehow be just as confusing as Russian Lit essays.

9. Feeling torn between wanting to pick up extra weekend hours for more cash and wanting to hit the Friday night frat scene.

10. Constantly sorting through and replying to tons of emails from your boss, professors, classmates and coworkers.

11. Getting pumped after checking your new bank account balance on Friday, only to remember the existence of student loans…

Even when it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day, remember that your dedication and expert balancing skills will pay off big time in the future when you enter the “real world” after graduation!

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