Balance Between Study and Work

Topics: College, Graduate school, School Pages: 2 (801 words) Published: December 21, 2011
How to balance studies with work and family demands:

Taking extra classes while working, family demands or during school has been always a challenged for a person. It is very tough to keep between balance between all of these activities as all are important for professional, personal and social growth. If I take example of my life, I think I have to adjust a lot to full fill my English Composition course during my last semester of graduate study along with my mini vacation where I went to India. I found couple of good ways to balance Penn foster studies along with my family demands and graduate study.

If I start from the day one when I thought to take this class, it is very interesting. As a foreign Physical Therapist, the state board requires me to take an English Composition course to practice as a Licensed PT in USA, which I came to know just before I was suppose to start my job. It was my last semester in my graduate studies with lots of work and I have to take this course. I came across to Penn Foster college. I heard from other friends it usually takes the lots of time to finish this course but I thought I will pursue this as I also want to improve my English. Finally I registered for the course with on terms that I had to finish this in 6 months. I liked this course because it was self study course with all reading materials provided by college itself.

Once I registered for the course, college sent the study material in mail. Due to some family reason I had to go to India, my home country, for 3 weeks. I left 3 days after I registered for the class and couldn’t receive my study material as it was in transit phase in USPS mail. The school had also given me online access to study material without exam questions. Now it was challenging for me to study while home because of my sister’s marriage. Before I left I printed all the study materials with me so I can read while I travel for more than 19 hours in flight....
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