UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE TIPS + ADVICE | How To Survive First Year | Summary and Q&A

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UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE TIPS + ADVICE | How To Survive First Year

TL;DR

Tips for success in university, including having confidence in your knowledge, not stressing about GPA, finding a passion project, and balancing work and play.

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Key Insights

  • 🍧 University is a challenging time, but having confidence in your knowledge and abilities is important.
  • πŸ§‘β€πŸ­ GPA may be influenced by factors beyond your control, so don't stress too much about it.
  • πŸ§‘β€βš•οΈ Having a passion project or something fulfilling outside of school helps with mental health.
  • πŸ’¦ Balancing work and play is crucial for success and overall well-being.
  • 🀩 Time management and smart use of time are key for staying on top of coursework.
  • πŸ’¦ Confidence and working hard are important, but taking time for yourself is also essential.
  • πŸ’¦ The speaker believes in working hard but emphasizes the importance of enjoying life as well.

Transcript

hi everyone and welcome to my office space this is where all the school work gets done and thank you tubing and the Netflix as you can tell by the title of today's video I'm going to be sharing some university tips I have for those of you who are either entering University or are even in university currently I personally just completed my second ye... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: How can I have confidence in my knowledge when starting university?

Remind yourself that if you received an acceptance letter, you have the tools to succeed. Everyone is struggling, so believe in your capabilities and understanding of the material.

Q: How important is GPA in university?

GPA is important, but it may be influenced by factors beyond your control, like different teaching styles. Don't take it personally and focus on putting in effort and understanding the material.

Q: Do I need to join clubs or teams to succeed in university?

Joining clubs or teams is not necessary if it doesn't resonate with you. The key is to have a passion project or something you enjoy outside of school to help with your mental health and provide a release.

Q: How can I balance work and play in university?

Stay on top of your readings and assignments, but also find moments in your day to fit in work. Take time for yourself and reward yourself, as it is important for your overall well-being.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Have confidence in your knowledge and know that everyone is struggling, so you belong in university.

  • Don't stress too much about your GPA, as it may be influenced by factors beyond your control, such as different teaching styles.

  • Find a passion project or something on the side that fulfills you and helps with your mental health.

  • Work hard by staying on top of readings and assignments, and also take time for yourself and reward yourself.

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