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How do I balance academics and extracurriculars?

Hey there, I'm a high school junior and I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed trying to balance my academics and extracurriculars. What are some strategies you all use to manage your time and stay organized? I want to make sure I'm doing well in both areas. Thanks for any advice!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about balancing your academics and extracurriculars. It can be tough, but it's possible with some planning and organization. One strategy that worked for my child was to create a weekly schedule. They blocked out time for school, homework, extracurriculars, and even relaxation. This helped them visualize how much time they had for each activity and allocate time accordingly. Another tip is to prioritize tasks based on deadlines and importance. Figure out what needs to be done first, and tackle that before moving on to the next task. This can help you avoid feeling overwhelmed. Lastly, don't be afraid to ask for help or communicate with your teachers and peers when you're feeling swamped. They might be able to offer advice or support. And remember, it's important to have some downtime, too, so make sure you're taking breaks and giving yourself time to recharge. Good luck, and I hope these tips help you find a balance in your busy life!

10 months ago

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