Juggling Classes and Career: 8 Tips for Holding Down a Job in College




For college students considering balancing their classes with a full- or part-time job, the idea of splitting time between coursework and a budding career can be daunting.

Getting your resume together, searching for jobs and going through interviews is time-consuming — and you can easily make the excuse about focusing on school and “the college experience” — but it is possible to simultaneously work and go to school. You just might learn more about yourself than you can imagine.

Whether you’re starting your own business, working on campus or waiting tables at a nearby restaurant, everyone faces difficulties while trying to juggle multiple priorities. I started my company while I was in college, and learned some valuable lessons through trial and error. Below are a few tips that may help students in similar situations achieve balance with work, school and fun Read more…

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