The following steps should ideally be done before even deciding to go school

The following steps should ideally be done before even deciding to go school

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The following steps should ideally be done before even deciding to go school. School  needs to "fit into" your life, not "become" your life at all costs. This concern becomes  larger as we get older and more involved with job and family. This step-by-step process  can be done on your own or with the help of a parent, spouse, faculty advisor or mentor.  The Big Picture - The Big Picture is really your life. Your studies should fit into your life in  such a way that you can sustain yourself for as many years as it takes to graduate.  PLAN your week so that you have enough time to study properly and have a  BALANCED life. You need to balance your academic, financial (career/work), personal,  family, social, and spiritual life. If you are spending more than 60-70 total hours per  week on school plus work, then you may be out of balance. Use a Time Picture - There are 168 hours in a week. Use a "Time Picture" to determine 
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course US 1100 taught by Professor Carter during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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