Things A College Student Should Learn Before It’s Too Late

8e0166a7accd1e3fd1e1a2cfdfad062798e19de7efaa7d468c83391bb5bf0035

First day of class jitters are inevitable for a first year college student. Everything is a whole new world compared to high school which may be a lot easier.

1. Socialize 

You can ditch the traditional “School-Bahay” routine and start joining university organizations that will soon help you widen connections. You’d probably be surprised as to how many “Hi” and “Hellos” you’ll get in a day.

2. Learn when to say “NO”

62384944

As a follow-up on number one, know your limitations on socialization. Know “NO” and never forget why you’re in school in the first place.

3. Saving will be your savior

Statements such as “Ang estudyanteng gipit, sa siomai kumakapit” probably appeared in your feed at some point and it’s funny how true this sounds. It’s better to reward yourself when the week ends instead of spending your baon on the first days of the week.

4. Homework are like projects in HS

Yes, the degree of difficulty is totally increasing as lead time in finishing projects in HS gets shorter for home work in college. Probably the best time to keep the planner and check list updated.

5. Brevity is  witty

64015312

The common  mistake most college students commit is being expressive using a lot of words. Professors and other students are more impressed by being succinct and expressing yourself in one-liner statements. Twitter is one good social media platform to practice.

6. Texting at streets or highways is a No-No

Not only are you distracted but you are also giving  bad guys the hint that they can easily snatch your valuables.

7. Learn the difference between “chilling” and “working”

The mañana habit and procrastinating attitude have always hindered students from ticking off their tasks as scheduled. Now is the time to work first, then chill later.

8. Don’t blame it all on the professors

201602_2211_geefh_sm

You might have encountered various professors who have different approaches on teaching (or some not teaching at all!). But darling, do not blame it all on the poor professors as it always takes two to tango. You should make sure you do your part before you flood your classmates’ feeds with your endless rants and empty swears!

9. Know which is which (know your priorities and goals)

As mentioned a while ago, know your priorities. You’d thank your advisers one day for continuously guiding you and telling you to make the best out of everything you do.

10.  Party Hard

6deac1e8a584b62ec13e51c1e76a81b63c79a89e45c3796f2bed29db449778b8

Rewards come after hard work. After all the sleepless nights and hardworking days, you deserve a treat!

(Triple negatives sucks right?)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s