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4 Things To Do While In College

Jun 6, 2008
College is an important time in a student's life and a time where everything really begins. Kids are on their own for the first time ever, so they must determine how they are going to manage their lives. This is important because choices made in college will affect where a student ends up. There are many things a student can choose to do, but there are four musts every student should include in their college years. The following four things are whatever student must do while in college.

Decide on a Major

This sounds easy because most all students come up with a major their first year. But, the majority of students change their major at least once, if not twice or more, during their college career. So, it is really important for students to really focus and determine what they want to study. Doing this will allow them to get an early start on classes and end up graduating on time, or early in some cases. Many kids decide on a major late and then end up taking an extra year to finish.

Study Abroad

Another important thing kids should do while in college is study abroad. This is a life changing experience and will help students learn about themselves, another culture, and in some instances another language. It is great for monolingual students to study in places like England or Canada, but bilingual students have many other options!

Get a Student Credit Card

Students should also take the time to get a student credit card while in college. This is really important because they can start their credit history while they are young and relatively easy. Those who are not in college will find it significantly more difficult to get a credit card and because of this all college students should get a credit card while still in college. It will make their lives much easier in the long run!

Intern

Another thing college kids will want to do is intern. This is wonderful work experience and it will expose them to the career of their choice. This helps students determine if that is truly what they want to do, or not. Because of this all students should intern in the field of their choice.

These are just a few of the many things college students need to do during their college career. These things will make them better students and make their lives better overall. Of course, some kids don't want to take advice from anyone, but in this case they would make a wise decision doing so!

College can be the best time of your life. Remember to keep it fun and simple. Don't get yourself into legal troubles because you never know where that can lead when it comes to the future. Remember, you're going to college for an education for a future job. You don't want to be caught with a bad record where no one will hire you.
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