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School Later, Life First

That assignment can wait, life can't though.

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It's that time of year for a college student, we are overwhelmed and physically, mentally, and emotionally just tired.

We want so bad to make that "A", but we also want to maintain a top of the line social life, participate in all the fun fall activities, and still be able to be with our family and friends at anytime.

There does come a point with certain assignments when we have to say "no" to do somethings that we can't do because of important assignments being due, but then there are other things that can simply wait.

I find myself as a student getting so stressed out over my grades having to be perfect. I will go to bed with a heavy chest up until I turn the assignment in because i'm a perfectionist.

While doing my daily pinterest scroll when I woke up this morning, I read a quote that really hit hard.

The quote read: "I don't care if you have 3 hours of homework left. If your friend is crying, you need to go comfort her. If your boyfriend is upset, you need to go give him a hug. If your mother wants to talk, talk to her. If your brothers are jumping in leaf piles, go join them. If your family wants to go out to eat, go with them. You can't miss your life because of the demands of school. You can always finish homework later or get one bad grade; but life..you can't push that off for later. You only get that one chance. And no homework assignment is more important than actually living your life."

Wow, now that's a quote that truly means something to me.

Next time i'm heavy chested over an assignment that doesn't have to be perfect, and can be done a little later, i'm going to remember this quote.

And you all should do the same.

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