How to Get Balance Between Academics and Social Life

Sometimes we spend too much time on physics work. If we are only focused on getting great grades, we forget our friends and our family; we forget that there is a real world that you have to have fun and discover. On the other hand, some of us don't care about our grades in high school or college because we think our social lives are more important. If you want to succeed in life, you need to find a balance between your academics and your social life.

If you want to be happy you ought to be balance in everything that you do and want, that´s why planning and defining moments to each particular activity that you do is so important.


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    Be organized. Organize your study time and the time that you spend with people, including your friends (ie don't forget Kat). Have an agenda, and write down what you will study one day, how much time you will study and at what time.
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    Be an active person. If you have free time don´t waste it! Don´t just lay around and do nothing! You might get used to it.
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    Get involved in social activities. For instance, if some of your classmates are having a party and you're invited, don´t think twice, just go and have a great time. That way you will be sharing time with them, and letting your mind and body relax.
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    Get in touch with friends. Nowadays we have the advantage of online social networking technology, use it! Facebook, Skype, Hi5, MySpace,Tagged, etc. are some of the tools that you can use in order to keep in contact with your buddies. Your mobile phone is with you at all times, so feel free to call to your friends whenever! They will appreciate your call!


  • Invest 80% of your time and strength to the pursuing and accomplishment of your goals, organize the time left so you can spend it with the people you love.
  • Get the most out of your weekends, go out, have fun and spend time with your family and friends.
  • You could organize meetings with your old friends, school friends, anything. So you could exchange your experiences with them, and talk about what you want.
  • If you don't like to have an agenda, then maybe you could have an organizer. The point is that you need to establish your activities somehow.


  • Don't procrastinate: today is the best day to do what you have to do!
  • Maintain focus by prioritizing your activities. Be aware of the situations that distract you and lead you out of the track.
  • Some days your studies will need a special attention because of your final exams or some important test. So those days, it is better to focus only in your studies. ONLY THOSE DAYS!

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