Things No One Told You About Online College
Job : April 01, 2022 |
Author: Sayre Davis |
Reading time: 3 minutes
Like everything in life, when you attend college online, there are some things you need to be prepared for that no one may have told you. Here are four things you need to know before enrolling in an online degree program.
You will need to be organized and in control of your work if you want to be successful
One of the best tips we can offer our students is to be organized and stay on top of your work. It’s important to stay organized and there are tips to help you do just that. One of the most useful ways to do this is to use the Canvas app and make sure you know how to go about it. You can add events directly to your phone’s calendar and more. This will keep you organized, which will help you keep your workload under control.
It is important to strike a good balance between socializing and studying
School can be tough for anyone to get through, and that’s why it’s important to keep up with socialization and studies. There are a lot of things that can be distracting and feel overwhelming in school and limiting them can be a big help. Make sure you take the time to tackle the education part of college and dominate in your classes. However, doing this also means finding time to unwind after stressful days. Socializing can be one of the best ways to find time for yourself and relieve the stress of college. Just make sure you find a good balance between the two.
You will make friends with people all over the world
Another great experience that cannot be expected is meeting people from all over the world. College is one of the greatest networking opportunities one can have in life. It will group you with like-minded people who are pursuing a similar career. Even when taking online courses, there are more and more ways to befriend multiple people. Whether via Canvas or Skype, connecting has become easier and easier.
There is always someone who helps and advises you
The last thing that may be new to you, but the most useful thing to know is that no matter the circumstances, there is always help at hand. SUU prides itself on being a student-centered university, and as part of this, we ensure that all students have help at their fingertips. You will have your advisor, tutors, teachers and other students at your disposal to help you succeed.
In short, online university is a great way to make friends from all over the world, get help when you need it, and strike a good balance between socializing and studying. However, there are some things no one tells you about going to school online. The most important thing to remember is that everyone is in the same boat; we all try to balance work, family life and education. If you ever feel overwhelmed or can’t do it alone, know that there are always people who will help you. And finally, don’t forget to take time for yourself!
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