Taking the Right Number of Courses

By Yvonne Garrett on May 21, 2019

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It is important for undergrad students to take enough credits to become a full-time student, taking only 9-12 credits during a semester will make you fall under into the category of part-time students.

To make sure it will be easy to pass a semester of your undergraduate education is to take English, math, government or science, a selective that will line up with other choices than your major. Also, prepare yourself as an undergrad student to take summer classes, though these summer classes can be online courses.

This kind of effort can help you finish college quicker or on time. Please pay attention to your “Grade Point Average” because a good GPA can help you get access to intern positions and well-paying jobs. Businesses will analyze students’ profiles and college records to determine which students take responsibility, classwork, and work initiatives seriously.

Don’t be afraid to reach out to your college advisor to ask and find out if you are on the right path, and if taking certain courses will further your goals in life. Make sure you are surrounding yourself with the right people and the right information and not to be deterred from your priorities in life.

Stay focused on education and set goals for your life. I have also learned over the years attending professional conferences can be adding to your resume and considered as participation on a larger platform. Therefore, if invited to a conference held in or out of the United States and you can afford to go and are not too busy, please attend; by attending, sometimes they will have instructors or students to show the audience how to do certain things in real time.

Look at your college degree in the larger scale of things, as it can help you get access to certain areas, places, and people in life. If you are the kind of student that likes sports, music, and other activities, but not on a professional level, thinking about creating a group of people who are interested in the same activities of you and give the group a name, now you have created your personal club. Now your club can compete against other clubs with the same initiatives that will put you in contact with more college students to help grow your portfolio, a recipe for a successful life.

My name is Yvonne Garrett, and I live in Texas. I graduated from American Public University in 2017 and now attending Grad school at Texas Woman’s University. In my spare time I like to walk around the track field. I like putting up video’s on youtube for children helping them with their math from. 4 to 17 yrs old.

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