Plan ahead to maintain your academic rhythm over Spring Break
By Texas State SLAC
Plan time to study over Spring Break.
Spring Break is almost here! Unfortunately, semesters don’t always end when a college student’s vacation begins. Learning to manage working while enjoying your time off is an essential skill for college life and beyond.
First: Make a plan. Since your brain is still in college mode, take advantage of it. Just as in the regular semester, put what you have to get done and related deadlines on a calendar and make a schedule to be sure you study some each day and more on days you aren’t actively involved in extracurricular fun. Making a plan now will prevent stress later and keep you from completely losing the rhythm of academic life. Continue reading
Keep your focus, refresh over
spring break and finish strong
By Texas State SLAC
Choose a comfortable study area and pace yourself. Don't forget about assignments due after spring break!
Midterms are underway at Texas State. The onset of spring complicates matters. With longer days and warmer weather, spring fever can set in. While the break brings some rest, don’t forget about homework, papers and projects due when you return. Neglecting school work is an easy way to finish the semester with grades you hadn’t hoped for.
Summer is only a few weeks away. Hang in there! Follow these tips to keep your focus through this critical part of the semester. Continue reading
What did you do over spring break?
Lacy Davis, sophomore
Lacy Davis, photography major, spent the majority of spring break in her hometown of New Braunfels. “I hung out with my family, and worked in the prime outlets at Hartmanns.”
Kirsti Smithwick, sophomore
“I worked for the first part of spring break, but got to enjoy SXSW and the free music later in the week,” said Kirsti Smithwick, education major. “My favorite performance was by Kevin DeVine.”
Josh Henfey, freshman
Josh Henfey, communication disorders major, enjoyed his spring break on South Padre Island. “We spent a lot of time at Coca-Cola beach, and I also watched a performance by Ghostland Observatory.”
Ashley Meeks, junior
“I went on a family vacation to Washington D.C.,” said Ashley Meeks, nutrition major. “We visited the White House and went sightseeing. It was a good trip!”
Jamie Lahiere, sophomore
“I got to watch Wiz Khalifa and Trey film their new music video, ‘Gettin’ Paid’,” said management major Jamie Lahiere. “It was being filmed at a mansion in Westlake, a community in Austin, and it was really cool.”
Richard Furin, junior
“I went to Panama City, Florida for spring break. It was sunny all week, and we hung out at the beach mostly,” said Richard Furin, acting major.
Fun-loving flat cat seeks company, well-heeled, will travel
Remember Flat Stanley? Well, Texas State’s own Bob the Cat (you’ll remember him from this video) has gone flat to tag along on your spring break gallivanting. In other words, please enter the Flat Bob Spring Break photo contest. You’ll get a Texas State window decal just for participating. Continue reading
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