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Laura Havlick

Look at what your priorities are. Write up your schedule on a calendar and structure things so that everything is covered, with some free time here and there. I also suggest leaving one whole day free, such as Sunday, to rest and recuperate and read. Usually in grad school there's lots of reading. Also consider setting up that schedule for one semester at a time to see how it can work, and if things get too crazy, look at your options - either tweak it or get through the semester and plan something different for the next semester. You won't know if you can do it until you try. But once you're in the middle of it, you'll know whether you feel comfortable (enough) to keep going as you are, tweak it, or have had enough (for now). Just remember -- there's always options. What's most important is that you're going for something you love and want and you're enjoying (mostly) the process. Good luck!

Answered 3 years ago

Laura Havlick
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Jennifer Hall

Working full time and going to Grad school part time can be a challenge, but if you work hard and remember to have fun at least once a week you will not burn out. I suggest keeping a very regimented schedule and write everything down. Treat everything as an appointment that you can not miss, and stick to it..

Answered 3 years ago

Jennifer Hall
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Anonymous

Its going to be a little hard but it can be done, ofcourse!
1)Make sure you balance out the courses(Some courses require more work than others). You might want to take 1 "difficult" course with 2 other "not-so-difficult" courses each semester
2)Try not to take on too much work load so as to graduate faster
3)I would recommend taking online classes and some night classes
4)Be in constant touch with your batch mates that way you know what is expected of you and where you stand in your course. Also an early head-start is always better than last moment panic and muddled up work.
5)Time management! Keep a calender, a to-do list and stick to it.
6)Socialize with your batch mates. Maybe they could help you at times when you absolutely need help.

Answered 3 years ago

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Karli Wiedeman

Lots of grad school offer classes online, at night and during weekends. Opt for those options while you are working because grad school is way harder than a BA degree, and sometimes more expensive. So offering those classes at night or weekends and online can help you prioritize your time better.

Answered 3 years ago

Karli Wiedeman
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Neeta Basantkumar

I'm not going to lie. It's tough and you have to make some sacrifice. When taking the class be attentive and work on your Hw right away. If you can find classmates and work on it together, that will work out the best.
At work focus on work only! I personally have a to do list at work and systematically focus and cross things out. That helps me prioritize at work. Then I know when I'm going to busy, and if its midterm or finals week, I would have to focus on my list to get it done earlier.
You also need a break from school and work, so keep 1 or 2 nights free for your social life.

Answered 3 years ago

Neeta Basantkumar