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    4 Tips for Juggling Work and College!

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Many people return to school to get their undergraduate or graduate degree while they are working at a part-time or full-time job. It can be a challenge to successfully finish school and still hold down a job while keeping up with the other responsibilities in your life. Here are some tips to help you attend school while you are working:

    Get Organized

    A daily planner can be your best friend if you are attending school and working. Write down all of your work and school assignments as soon as you know when they are due to avoid missing anything. Create a space where you can focus on schoolwork, and keep all of your things for work and your things for school in a specified place.

    Make a Schedule

    Creating a schedule can make using a planner even more effective. If you know when everything is due, you can plan study time, work time, family time, and personal time without letting anything slide.

    Take Night or Online Courses

    You probably work your job during the day, so you may need to take evening or night classes to complete your degree. You may also want to consider online classes for extra flexibility. Some universities even offer Saturday classes, so you can spend your week working and your weekend studying and advancing your education.

    Delegate Responsibilities

    Review your responsibilities to see if there are any that can be delegated to someone else while you attend class. Some tasks at work may be perfect for an intern or another employee, and you may be able to enlist help from a family member to allow you to focus on school while you are at home. Ask your spouse or partner to take over a few of your chores, and remind him or her of the payoff you’ll both enjoy when you finish school.

    If you are interested in attending school in San Antonio, call Wayland Baptist University at (210) 782-9665 for information on our undergraduate and graduate degrees. With our flexible options, we make it possible for you to attend school while working.

    How to Stay Organized this Semester!

    Last updated 2 years ago

    If you are going to school, staying organized is a top priority. You need to balance all of your classes and your personal life, plus any other responsibilities. Check out this app, CollegeTracker, for help with keeping everything organized.

    With this app, you can track your grades, view your class times and locations, and keep up with all of the other details of your classes. You won't miss another class, be late, or go to the wrong room with this helpful, detailed app.

    Wayland Baptist University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, plus a nursing school, at our campus in San Antonio to help you achieve your career goals. We understand how important staying organized is, and we want to help. Call us at (210) 782-9665 to find out more today.

    Taking the TExES EC-6 Generalist Exam? Come to Wayland Baptist

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Attention Education Students who are ready to take the TExES EC-6 Generalist Exam with the State

    Take advantage of Wayland Baptist University's "Study Time with Friends" on Saturday, June 30, 2012. From 12:30 pm until 3:00 pm, we will be discussing testing strategies as well as analyzing practice questions.

    Please RSVP by June 28, 2012 by email or give us a call at (210) 826-7595, ext: 242.

    If you are interested in pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in education and live in the San Antonio area, then Wayland Baptist University may be the perfect college for you. For more details about our degree programs, call (210) 782-9665 today.

    Signs You Should Pursue a Degree in Education

    Last updated 2 years ago

    If you are interested in getting your undergraduate or graduate degree in education, then you probably know that it takes a special kind of person to succeed in this career field. This is not an area that is right for everyone, and you may be wondering if you are the right type of person for the job. Here are some signs that you should pursue a degree in education:

    • You Love Working With Kids
    People who have a passion for working with children often do well in the educational field. Loving kids, understanding kids, and being able to relate to them are essential qualities to have if you want to become a teacher or other professional in the educational arena.

    • You Want To Help Others
    You must have the passion and desire to help other people in order to work in education. If you want to make a positive difference in someone's life, then education may be right for you. 
    • You Like Working In An Educational Environment
    The classroom environment is unlike any other. As a teacher, you'll face unique challenges that someone working in any other field will likely never face. If you love the challenge that the classroom presents and want to spend your life in an academic environment, then a degree in education can give you skills you need to manage your classroom most effectively. 
    • You Are A Good Communicator
    The educational field requires effective communication skills. You must be able to speak with children and their parents, as well as other teachers and professionals. Being able to get a point across in a variety of ways is a particularly helpful quality for teachers to have.
    If you are interested in pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in education and live in the San Antonio area, then Wayland Baptist University may be the perfect college for you. For more details about our degree programs, call (210) 782-9665 today.


    Wayland Baptist University is Sponsoring O.I. by "Sending Love to our Troops in 2012"

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Don't forget to bring your donations for Operation Interdependence this week. Every  item will mean a lot to our troops. Help us to give them the love and support they need and deserve. Call (210) 782-9665 to speak with the staff at Wayland Baptist University

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