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      09-19-2008, 10:26 PM   #1
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hey guys im writing a paper for school and im really getting no where with it. i think i over loaded myself this semester

its a pretty easy subject but my brain is refusing to work at the moment, but i need reasons why college students should not work and go to school at the same time.

just throw out some suggestions that i can elaborate on a little bit

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err theres not spare time to study/do hw? thats the honest reason why i don't work anymore due this semester is just to hard
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why college students should not work and go to school at the same time.

College students should not work and go to school at the same time because it may distract them from their studies, working may affect the students performance in school because their mind will need to cope with both work mode and study mode..

For me, I chose not to work because I have enough things to do already.. Architecture school make it almost impossible for you to work part time...
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err theres not spare time to study/do hw? thats the honest reason why i don't work anymore due this semester is just to hard
i know man. i do 40+ hours a week and then i go to school. i spent everyday this week going to work and then coming right home to do homework and study.

i really could use help right now. the paper is due at 11 tomorrow
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why college students should not work and go to school at the same time.

College students should not work and go to school at the same time because it may distract them from their studies, working may affect the students performance in school because their mind will need to cope with both work mode and study mode..

For me, I chose not to work because I have enough things to do already.. Architecture school make it almost impossible for you to work part time...
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hey guys im writing a paper for school and im really getting no where with it. i think i over loaded myself this semester

its a pretty easy subject but my brain is refusing to work at the moment, but i need reasons why college students should not work and go to school at the same time.

just throw out some suggestions that i can elaborate on a little bit

thanks!
they shouldn't work and go to school at the same time so they can avoid having to post their essay prompts on e90post

just kidding... on a serious note, you should also mention that sometimes employers may ask that you take another person's shift or come in at different hours, and these hours may interfere with your class times whether you like it or not.
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they shouldn't work and go to school at the same time so they can avoid having to post their essay prompts on e90post

just kidding... on a serious note, you should also mention that sometimes employers may ask that you take another person's shift or come in at different hours, and these hours may interfere with your class times whether you like it or not.
haha yeah i figured that you guys might help me since im in a crunch. thanks for your input!

oh yeah its not only on e90post but its on e60.net too lol
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talk about the stress, all nighters, studying at work, cheating, loss of motivation...


Right now I am also writing a paper on defining Generation Y...

Good luck..
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One more thing.... An average college student's life can be broken down to mmmm, lets just call these sections... For example:
-Having a social life
-Studying
-Sleeping
-Eating
-Working
-_______ (fill in the blank, etc..)

And for most majors such as Med school, architecture school, law, etc etc (you get the point..), we don't have time for bullshit. They ask you for so much and so little time to do it... I can tell you out of those five, an average full time student can only do 3, maybe 4 if they are lucky. I chose to have a social life, study and to eat.. Working is my least of worries, right before sleeping @_@;;;
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One more thing.... An average college student's life can be broken down to mmmm, lets just call these sections... For example:
-Having a social life
-Studying
-Sleeping
-Eating
-Working
-_______ (fill in the blank, etc..)

And for most majors such as Med school, architecture school, law, etc etc (you get the point..), we don't have time for bullshit. They ask you for so much and so little time to do it... I can tell you out of those five, an average full time student can only do 3, maybe 4 if they are lucky. I chose to have a social life, study and to eat.. Working is my least of worries, right before sleeping @_@;;;
yeah im thinking about just going to school. this is way too stressful. the only thing is i dont want to lose my E60, it took me 7 months to find her...
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talk about the stress, all nighters, studying at work, cheating, loss of motivation...


Right now I am also writing a paper on defining Generation Y...

Good luck..
thank you. good luck to you with your paper. tonight will be an all nighter for me. damn i could use a red bull
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thank you. good luck to you with your paper. tonight will be an all nighter for me. damn i could use a red bull
I'd rather be writing a paper than to be drawing plans, wanna trade?
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I'd rather be writing a paper than to be drawing plans, wanna trade?
honestly i would trade. english comp has always been a tough subject for me. it is just really hard for me to write papers, i dont know why. but once i get going i seem to do alright, getting started is the hard part
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If you want to get a good grade you should write something different that your professor has never read before. Thus I suggest you write something like this:

"As I'm trying to write this paper, I try to think of as many reason as possible as to why college students should not work. But the truth is, no matter how hard I tried, I could not find a single reason why they shouldn't work. Throughout this paper, I will list the reasons and prove that there really is no good reason for college students to only attend school full time."

Then you can go on and state reasons such as stress are not good enough because if one divides up one's time correctly, he/she should have enough time to study and socialize without having to rack their brains the night before an exam or final...etc.
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If you want to get a good grade you should write something different that your professor has never read before. Thus I suggest you write something like this:

"As I'm trying to write this paper, I try to think of as many reason as possible as to why college students should not work. But the truth is, no matter how hard I tried, I could not find a single reason why they shouldn't work. Throughout this paper, I will list the reasons and prove that there really is no good reason for college students to only attend school full time."

Then you can go on and state reasons such as stress are not good enough because if one divides up one's time correctly, he/she should have enough time to study and socialize without having to rack their brains the night before an exam or final...etc.
wow you are a frickin genius! i never thought of that! im already 2/3 done with this paper but i will consider it on my next paper i have to write. Thanks!
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yeahh dude, getting started is definitley the hard part, but to answer your question i am working 40hr weeks and going to school and man it sucks pretty bad. For one it takes away a good part of your studying time when you get home, really it's hard to find some downtime since your working one day and going to school the next. It just takes away the time you should be putting in your school work, and really you should be doing homework or studying everyday. The only thing keeping me from quitting is the hot chicks at my work...lol and that alone makes it all better at the end of the day...sorry i think i went off topic now
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haha no problem but i hear ya. it seems like there is never anytime to do anything. look at me right now im pulling an all nighter on a friday to finish a paper for a class on saturday, wtf am i gay or something? the only thing from keeping me from quitting my job is my E60, everytime i get in it, it puts a smile on my face
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lol... i for got to mention that too, my e92 keeps me from quiting aswell. Driving home from work and school just makes my day. But im pretty used to those essays that i keep putting off, then i find myself doing an all nighter. I try to convince myself to start the essay early but i can never find the time aside from my other homework. It just never happens man
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dude! we must live the same life or something. i kept trying to start this essay on tuesday and wensday but shit kept coming up so i never got around to it. im gonna try to do these essays earlier because my social life sucks at the moment. shit ive had the same tank of gas in my E60 for two weeks and i finally filled up tonight.
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hey guys im writing a paper for school and im really getting no where with it. i think i over loaded myself this semester

its a pretty easy subject but my brain is refusing to work at the moment, but i need reasons why college students should not work and go to school at the same time.

just throw out some suggestions that i can elaborate on a little bit

thanks!
I hope this is your first semester and it's some 100 level class.

I can type a paper on that right now, probably in less than an hour too.

Here are things to talk about...

-Temptation to skip classes to go work more hours.

-Temptation to skip classes so much that it leads you to drop out or get kicked out.

-Hard to dedicate time to study.

-Work tires you out to do your best in school so you sleep in class.

Those things I stated are based on my experience and friends' experiences.

But realistically, I would venture a guess based on my experience that over 85% of college students work. It's doable if you work part time around 20ish hours and you're not taking 20+ units.
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lol... i for got to mention that too, my e92 keeps me from quiting aswell. Driving home from work and school just makes my day. But im pretty used to those essays that i keep putting off, then i find myself doing an all nighter. I try to convince myself to start the essay early but i can never find the time aside from my other homework. It just never happens man
LOL story of my life
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the way i see it...

if you go to school, you have to spend your spare time studying if you want to be spectacular. (barring that you aren't a genius)

if you work, you lose most of the social aspect of college which is a big part of everyone's lives.
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