There’s never been a better time to be working toward your bachelor’s degree. Think about it. When have there been so many options and opportunities to fit education into your lifestyle? Not only are there thousands of schools across the country, there’s also the opportunity to take courses online. There aren’t many excuses as to why you shouldn’t complete your bachelor’s degree.
It goes without saying that returning to school as an adult is different than starting fresh out of high school. At this point in life, it’s likely that you have work obligations, a family to care for emotionally and financially, and have limited time between the aforementioned items. So how do you juggle it all and go back to school? It’s a balancing act that requires practice and commitment. These are the biggest challenges our students face, and here are some resources on how to overcome them.
It’s Tuesday afternoon, you’ve worked eight(+) hours, dropped the children off at the sitters, and you’re eating a quick bite before going to school to finish your degree. The last thing you need is to juggle even more than you already are. Sound familiar?
Living paycheck to paycheck is never something any little boy and girl dreams of when they look to adulthood. It’s not even the situation that we, as adults, hope for. So how do you position yourself to thrive and stop simply surviving?