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Laurie Trlak

School-work vs. Practice Time.

January 23, 2012 at 3:33 PM

How does one balance school-work and the need to practice? Okay, I'm an old college student, but I made the decision to go back to school 2 years ago when my husband was unemployed/underemployed for nearly a year, and I couldn't find a job at all. Since I was living in Kokomo at the time, and the nearest school with a music program was 60 miles away, and since I needed to study something that is in demand on the job market, I decided to forgo finishing my music degree and study health care administration (ironically, I now live in Huntington, home of Huntington University, which has an active music program). I will graduate in just over 1 year. The problem is that I am taking a required statistics class that is kicking my behind. Homework takes so much time that I don't have time or energy for anything else. I have 3 weeks left in this class, and I hope I pass it so I don't have to take it again!
So what do you all do when the demands of school work threatens your practice time?

From Bart Meijer
Posted on January 26, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Here's good luck to you in three weeks!

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