College is an interesting point in time in everyone’s life. Basically, you’re learning how to be an adult while managing challenging classes. Fortunately, there are efficient ways to stay on top of your assignments and reduce your stress level this school year.


This is one of the most important rules in college. Although you are in class for much less time than you were in high school, it does not mean that you will have that much more free time. College assignments can pile up fast if you let them, then you’re stuck cramming important assignments all into one night. This should not be how it is. Considering you are now learning how to be successful in your future career field, it is important that all of your assignments are done to the best of your ability. Space your work out and make sure you allow yourself enough time to complete everything. It will be much less stressful when you know you are submitting your best work!Image result for college work

2. Find a good study spot.

It is important that you have a place in college that will help you concentrate on your work. It is very easy to get distracted, having a new sense of freedom at your new home. However, you are in college to obtain a good degree. So, make sure you are helping yourself and doing what is necessary to complete assignments that are your best work. The libraries on college campuses are great options for study spots, as well as nearby cafes, lounges, and even your dorm room desk! Image result for college libraries

3. Write things down.

Many people were able to rely on their memory in order to keep track of upcoming assignments in high school. However, there is much more to keep track of in college. It is highly suggested that you purchase a planner of some sort, and track your assignments and to-do lists. It will make things easier for you, keeps you organized and reduces the stress of losing track of things that you need to get done. Image result for planners

There are many strategies you can take in order to be successful and complete all of your college assignments  efficiently. Use these tips and other strategies you pick up throughout your time in college to get great grades and knowledge that you are very capable of getting!


Kayleigh McElroy

Hi! My name is Kayleigh McElroy and I am a student at the University of Rhode Island! Being on campus has taught me a lot about learning how to manage my time, cope with stress, and adjust to the different living conditions! I hope to supply my fellow college students with advice and comfort on all of the situations that come along with being a college student.

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