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Anatomy of a Highly Successful Non-Traditional Student

ANATOMY OF A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT Profile: “My social commitments are stretched, to-do lists and work days spill into night. I want to go to school, but how do I fit it into my current schedule?" R. Important Parts: V Prioritize Timing may never seem perfect when it comes to enrolling in school, says Ann Grube, director of student services. But by adapting V Multi-task V Seek Support V Be Disciplined V Sleep Regularly habits of successful students, you can achieve your goals today. Multi-task • Use calendars and create lists to maximize time and plan ahead (ex. bring school work to Schedule Sleep appointments so you can catch up on reading • When balancing work, while you wait).' life and school, it is • Enjoy the feeling of important to make sleep accomplishment when a priority.? you cross an item off Everyone your to-do list. gets more • Employers value done in forty employees who handle well-rested hours than multiple priorities sixty bleary-eyed ones. successfully. Prioritize' • Now is better than later. Procrastination is poison to prioritizing. • Make a game Be Disciplined plan and stick to it. • You are your own • Be flexible. Work ahead disciplinarian. and avoid spreading • Maturity is key; remember yourself too thin. your priorities and keep the right mindset. • Be on-time and hold Seek Support yourself accountable. • Recognize when you feel • SURPRISE: overwhelmed and talk to Camaraderie is family, friends, professors, present in online advisors, coworkers.2 settings. Many non-traditional students interact with peers • Relieve stress at regularly to discuss classes, the gym. do group work and share tips.4 1 2 3 4 growth DeVry V University Devry University is accredited by The Higher Leaming Commission (HLC), In New York, DeVry University operates as Devry College of New York. Devry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. DeVry University is authorized for operation by the THEC. Nashville Campus - 3343 Perimeter Hill Dr., Nashville, TN 37211. Program availability varies by location. Learn more at ©2014 Devry Educational Development Corp. All rights reserved. 3/14

Anatomy of a Highly Successful Non-Traditional Student

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“My social commitments are stretched, finances get tight and work days spill into night. I want to go to school, but how do I fit it into my current schedule?” Timing may never seem perfect when...




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