During university or college years you meet a lot of different people, then you establish a channel of communication with them, and, certainly, you want to maintain your friendship after graduation. What problems can occur? You may study abroad, and you will also meet international student. Due to the time difference, it may be hard to stay in touch especially when the new school year starts overwhelming you with new subjects and responsibilities.
Here is a useful list of best advice for students in order to manage friendship and studies successfully.
- Make a schedule. Every successful person has a plan of things to be done each week. Why not to make your own? Write down all the classes, meetings, conferences, due dates as well as Skype meetings with your friends. This way you will definitely know what needs to be done and when you have free time for yourself. Make a habit of keeping to your plans and you will always do everything in time.
- Be flexible. Even though you have a perfect plan for the forthcoming week, do not be afraid to make any changes. It is life and it is absolutely acceptable to make adjustments. If you don’t, you may limit yourself and miss pretty good opportunities.
- Face challenges. If you want to achieve your goals, you need to work really hard. Therefore, challenges are a part of your path to the success. You will undoubtedly have weeks full of work and preparation. So, even if you don’t have time for your friends, it is fine. True friends will remain no matter how much time you spend together. They will understand and encourage you.
- Travel. Having friends in different countries is a good chance to explore the world. Not only will you meet your friends but also participate in students’ conferences that give you an opportunity to improve your knowledge of the subject, get new ideas, and inspiration.
Being a student is the best period of your youth despite the amount of information to be learnt and exams to be passed. Meeting new people, making friends, travelling, discovering other places and yourself are incredibly valuable for your future. Moreover, having abroad experience adds points to your resume. Always develop and crave for knowledge!