You are a professional working 5 days a week. You are also a parent. There are family and friends who need your time as well. Plus, working out, cooking, cleaning, laundry, grocery-shopping….you name it! How can you manage to add being an MBA student to the list? Here are some tips for you.
Four Tips on How to Successfully Manage an MBA Life
- When at work, focus on work to be able to accomplish as much as possible WHILE there, so you don’t take work home
- When in your car commuting back and forth, make calls to family members and friends to share your life and news
- When at home, focus on your children and spouse for some period of time undividedly
- When the children are in bed, schedule time to study every evening and focus your mind then on your school fully
By shifting your mind from one area to another and by focusing your attention on only one are AT A TIME will help you give your best to each of your roles and will prevent you from getting exhausted, which is exactly how you will feel if you decide to do EVERYTHING at once.