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How do I balance schoolwork, extracurriculars, and college applications?

Hey everyone! I'm a junior in high school, and I'm starting to feel overwhelmed by the amount of work I need to do for school, my extracurriculars, and preparing for college applications. How do you manage your time and balance all of these responsibilities? Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated!

11 months ago

Hey there! It's completely normal to feel overwhelmed with all the responsibilities you're juggling. I've seen my own child go through this, and I have some advice that might help. First, prioritize your tasks by creating a list of everything you need to do, and then rank them by importance and deadlines. This will help you focus on what needs to be done first and reduce stress. Next, break larger tasks into smaller, manageable steps, which can make them feel less daunting. Set aside specific time blocks for schoolwork, extracurriculars, and college applications, and stick to a consistent daily schedule. Don't forget to take breaks and give yourself some time to recharge; it's essential for staying productive. It's also important to communicate with your teachers, coaches, and family if you're feeling overwhelmed. They can offer guidance and support. Finally, remember that it's okay to ask for help when you need it, whether it's from a tutor, a counselor, or a friend. You're doing great, and with some careful planning and time management, you'll be able to balance everything. Good luck!

11 months ago

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