Lifestyle of a Working Colleg Student

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All throughout our lives we have had to balance school with whatever important thing was going on at that time. In elementary school it was easy. We had to balance school and play time. In middle school it was a little more difficult because we had to balance school, our friends and the occasional relationship. High school was when it became a little tricky because it was when most of us got our first job. We then had to balance our job, friends, relationships, and school. We somehow managed to balance all of these things throughout our lives until college came along. College is a transition period for many students, most of which must learn to balance work, friends, serious relationships, and financial debt.

Having a full time job and going to school full time might sound crazy to some people, but for others it's the only way to make ends meet. As we grow up we get more responsibilities. For some of us that means just filling up our gas tank whenever it is on empty. For others however, it means paying the car and phone bill, and maybe even the rent. It means paying for clothes and food for ones self and in some cases ones' children. Some people have to work to keep food on the table and the electricity on so they can study. Others are fortunate enough not to have to work at all. Their parents help them out while they live at home with no bills, and go to school.

Not only do working students have to worry about the bills; they also have to worry about balancing their social life with their work and school life. Everyone wants to spend time with their friends and family. Sometimes trying to find that time can be a bit tricky. A working student doesn't always have the pleasure of going to a movie when they want to. They have to look at their work schedule, and their school schedules and see where they can find the time to just go see a movie with friends. Trying to find time to hang out with friends is hard, but if one has a boyfriend it makes it even...
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