5 ways to make the most of your Spring 2016 semester

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Hi fellow Bobcats! As we begin to settle in after the first couple weeks of the semester, here are a couple things to keep in mind to make sure you rock 2016!

1.Get on a regular sleeping schedule

This one can be especially hard coming back from late nights and even later mornings during winter break, but it can make all the difference! You should be getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep a night. To accomplish this goal, make sure you give yourself enough time to get in your PJs so your going to bed around the same time every night. For the morning, set your alarm for around the same time everyday with enough time to get dressed and pack your books for class!

2. Eat a healthy breakfast

Breakfast is the most important, yet most skipped meal of the day! Once you master a regular sleeping schedule, you should have enough time in the mornings to eat something to kick start your day. This doesn’t mean you have to spend hours cooking and washing dishes; you can grab something on the go as long as it’s healthy! Try a whole wheat bagel or a smoothie! Who doesn’t love an excuse to eat more?

3. Be organized

This tip is easier than it sounds! You can do simple things to be organized and improve your time management, like buying an agenda, using a calendar, or setting  daily reminders on your smartphone! You can make getting organized fun by decorating your agenda and calendar or setting different ringtones to the reminders on your phone! These easy tricks will make it easy to keep track of tasks and events as you cross them off your list.

4. Be proactive – Careers don’t wait

Are you interested in a summer job or internship? Do you need to update your resume or practice you interview skills? Not sure what to look for when shopping for professional attire? The Georgia College Career Center can help with ALL of that and more!! Check out our schedule of upcoming events and employer database on Career Connection. We have a whole week coming up in February dedicated to helping you land the perfect internship, check it out on our Facebook page! You can also stop by 110 Lanier or call our office (478-445-5384) and our lovely Career Peer Advisors can schedule you an appointment for a resume review or mock interview! Take advantage of your Career Center resources and don’t wait until the last minute!!

5.Balance your responsibilities with some “me-time”

It’s important to make time for yourself as well as all of your responsibilities! After a good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast, be proactive and schedule an hour or two in your agenda or calendar for exercise, crafting, Netflix – whatever will help you relieve some stress and conquer Spring 2016! Go Bobcats!!

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