Time is at quite a premium when you’re working full-time and attending graduate school at night. How can you stay on top of it all? In this blog, I’ve gathered a few tips from my time in the program for handling the various demands efficiently.
Author: Ashley Freeman
Many friends, family members, colleagues and students from other programs have said to me that they don’t know how we (evening students) do what we do. In this post, I’m hoping to demystify the lifestyle through examples to show that it’s really not as bad as it may seem.
It is likely no surprise that being in graduate school at night while working full-time is a lot to take on. Succeeding in this type of environment requires hard work for a couple of years (don’t worry — it’s completely worth it).
“I don’t know how you do it.” I’ve heard many people say this to evening students, referring to how we work during the day and attend class at night. So how do we do it?
One sunny afternoon in July, I took a GMAT study guide off the shelf in my local bookstore and skimmed a few pages. I immediately closed it, put it back on the shelf, and said, “Nope!”