Dear Jo: Doing it all

How do you balance everything—work, school, social life, etc.? The short answer is…you don’t; but, there’s more to it than that.

Dear Jo,

How do you balance everything—work, school, social life, etc.?

Sincerely,

Doing-it-all

 

Dear Doing-it-all,

The short answer is…you don’t; but, there’s more to it than that.

All your life before college, you might’ve had someone telling you where to go, what to do and maybe even what to wear. With little agency, you only dreamt of your future in the abstract.

Now, you’re on your own. Going to college, doing it to get a job and you’re knitting your own sweater. Even if you’re working through school, you now have more agency than ever before—the challenge is knowing what to do with it.

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