The Importance Of Being A Student Athlete Essay

963 Words Nov 30th, 2016 4 Pages
Being a student athlete is very hard to manage and being a first semester freshman in college trying to figure it all out is even more difficult. USC has taught me a lot this but the one thing I found most helpful was learning how to manage my time better and be more organized. The most valuable thing I found out about this topic was all the different ways to actually put into perspective all the work I have ahead of me and all the different ways to better manage my time. This topic was so beneficial because it taught me to stop procrastinating so much and make a list of all the things I have to do in the beginning of the week. I learned to plan out everything I need to do including practice so I can see how much sit down time I have to do work and how much time I have to relax. It took me a little while to figure it out at first but after I got the hang of things I got way better at it. Starting papers weeks in advance and getting it out of the way so I didn’t have to worry about it was also something I had to teach myself how to do. In terms of being more organized, as I said I started making lists of everything I had to do. I got myself a planner and made sure to write down the work I had for each day so I could go back and look in case I forgot anything. This is something I didn’t do in high school, I didn’t plan anything out or think ahead of what I had to do. To implement what I learned about this topic during my college career I will start papers well in advance,…

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