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How can I balance my academics with my extracurriculars?

I'm finding it difficult to keep up with my academics while also participating in extracurricular activities. Does anyone have any tips on how to balance these commitments, especially with college applications coming up? Thanks for any suggestions!

9 months ago

I understand how challenging it can be to balance academics and extracurriculars, especially during the college application season. One thing that helped my child was setting a clear schedule and prioritizing tasks. By allotting specific time blocks for studying, extracurriculars, and personal time, they were able to maintain a healthy balance.

It's also important to practice effective time management. Break down larger tasks into smaller, manageable steps and create deadlines for each step. This will help you stay on track and avoid feeling overwhelmed.

Don't be afraid to ask for help from teachers, friends, or family members when you need it. They can provide guidance and support as you navigate this busy time.

Lastly, remember that it's okay to say no to some opportunities if they're taking away from your ability to maintain balance. Focus on the activities that you're truly passionate about and that align with your college goals.

Wishing you the best of luck in finding the right balance for your academics and extracurriculars!

9 months ago

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