Work and Study Balance


Many distance learning students very often wonder whether it is possible to get profound knowledge while working. In fact, it all depends on your desire. Distance education provides many opportunities. Whether you manage to use them depends only on you. Learning to combine study and work is not so difficult. Here are some time management tips that will help you learn how to work and receive quality education.

Time Management Tips


When you become a distance student, you need to learn how to plan your time balancing work and study. Many people mistakenly think that this type of education is simpler and students spend less time learning various subjects. In fact, this is not true. The distance form of study assumes the same number of study hours as the full-time form of education. Therefore, studying in this way is much harder, because very often many students are working and studying at the same time.

It is understood that you will not always have the opportunity to spend about 7 hours a day for learning, as most students do. Find time for study on weekends, in the evenings. The main thing is to remember or even to write down the deadlines for writing of your essays and other works, in this case, you can do everything on time and avoid unpleasant problems.


Sometimes it happens that students cannot do things on time, hurry up and finish the work at the last minute, and because of this, their essays are of very poor quality. In order to avoid this situation, it is necessary to plan everything well. When you receive a plan for your semester study, print it out and mark the most important lessons and exams. Of course, your schedule may vary, but this plan will become the basis of your time management for a whole semester. It will help you monitor your learning process and practice regularly.


It is known that it is impossible to work without rest. Even if study and work take away all your free time, find at least half an hour a day and devote it to yourself and just relax. Find a few days a month for your rest, walk around the city or go to some interesting place and travel. Nevertheless, remember, that the most important thing is the right balance of time, however, do not spend too much time for entertainment.


If you decide to combine work and study, you will immediately understand what a great value time has. You will not have much time left for your private life, recreation and hobbies. However, on the other hand, you will learn to appreciate time truly and will not waste it. Moreover, you can manage your time and use it as rationally as possible, and even if you have little free time, you can organize it in such a way, that you can get as much as possible benefit for yourself.