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Learn more about work-life balance.

  • Learn to say no – cut back on social obligations and assess your priorities to make time for school

  • Let go of perfectionism – learn to skim readings for key ideas and concepts, get rough drafts of papers down, refine them later

  • Give yourself more time than you think you need – to complete assignments, to read

  • Communicate – with your professors, family, friends, classmates, partner) so people understand what you need and what you are working on. often they can provide support and direct you to resources to help reach your goals

  • Get into a routine – set specific time out each week just for school– better for focusing, scheduling

  • Set aside time to have fun and relax