Filed under Opinion

How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






During high school, it is very easy to become overwhelmed with homework as well as any other tasks that need to get done. However there are a few ways to balance everything and take charge of a busy schedule.

It might seem like there is so much to do, but the first tip to balance a crazy schedule is to prioritize. Make sure to spend more time on things that are due tomorrow and activities that are more important to you. Don’t get stuck on all the details, because you’ll just be wasting too much time. Freshman Jenny Vo suggested that “using your time wisely, such as using lunch and/or a study hall as a resource period to get things done, would be helpful.”

Tip number two would be to not push yourself too hard on anything and develop an organizational pattern for yourself.   Determine how to develop a routine. Freshman Zaina Ahmed at West explained, “It’s best to have a set time for everything and that includes rest. Having a routine helps me a lot.”

Finally, don’t over-commit yourself. If you know you already have a busy schedule ahead of you, it’s alright to say “no” to others because you are busy; you’ll only stress yourself out if you say “yes.” In conclusion, it is important to remember that you can only do so much, and that taking care of yourself is your first priority. Balancing a busy schedule will not only organize your activities, but also help you take care of yourself mentally and emotionally.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    Features

    District 87 Finalizes Process of Students Completing Finals Before Break

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    News

    November: The Month of Gratitude

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    News

    Coffee with STEM Inspires High School Students to Pursue STEM Careers

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    Features

    Mr. Biester: ‘Chuck It Over by the Lake’

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    Features

    ‘Footloose’ the Musical Prepares for Opening Night During Tech Week

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    Entertainment

    Blade Runner 2049: An All Time Great

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    Features

    West Welcomes New Staff Members

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    Features

    Visit To Washington State Inspires Senior MaryBeth Feeley to Pursue Materials Engineering

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    News

    Boeing May Be the Loser in Newest Merger

  • How to Balance A Crazy Schedule

    Features

    18 Things Every High Schooler Should Hear

How to Balance A Crazy Schedule