WSU’s Academic Success and Career Center is a great resource for students.
As the 2023 spring semester begins in earnest at WSU, many students will begin to feel the overwhelming pressures that come with a full-time student workload. Fortunately, WSU offers resources through its Academic Success and Career Center.
For students struggling with their ability to balance work, life and society, Morgan Jernigan, Graduate Assistant Academic Coach, It’s a good idea to create a calendar and routine that you can follow and make sure you plan every hour of your day.
“If I were to narrow it down to the key to work/school/life balance, I think the key is to make time for each. With , you can usually spend more time than you think.
Mallow University adviser Jeremy Watson believes the key is to have a plan and stick to it. You’ll find it much easier to get started, he said.
Watson said he believes that when students stop enjoying their free time due to stress, they find it significantly harder to get their work done.
for ASCC Associate Director Amanda Morgan says time management is the number one key to success.
“HFirst, most working professionals are still developing this skill, especially with regards to work-life balance, so it is 100% normal to continue working on this skill as a college student,” Morgan said. .
ASCC Assistant Director Alicia Petersen agreed that time management is an essential and important skill for students.
“We want our students to be successful in school, extracurricular activities, etc., but with that comes time management, which is a skill that must be developed. It’s a place where we can work together to find a system that works for our students,” she said.
ASCC is a great resource for students looking to improve their time management. on demand Workshops specifically for time management, Morgan said.
Morgan said the easiest way for students to find resources on their own if they start to struggle is ASCC website Oversee all the resources and services available at your fingertips.
For Jernigan, the biggest key to success is finding motivation in yourself and the people around you.
“Find what motivates you. Name why you are in school or studying what you are studying. When you’re feeling unmotivated, look at that list and remember why you’re doing what you’re doing,” Jernigan said.
Peterson said he believes there are three resources that students can immediately tap into to maximize their academic success.
On the ASCC website, the advisory team has outlined a simple two-step process for achieving success. These steps are Part 1: Committing and Part 2: Controlling. ASCC.
As a first step, their advice is to stay organized, know your syllabus and course schedule, and treat your classes like work.
To manage, their advice is to maintain a healthy body and mind, take notes, and act beyond the classroom.