It feels like almost yesterday that I was laying out, jammin’ out, and studying my heart out on campus. Oh wait, that was yesterday! With an exception to a few evenings, STL weather has been incredible!
What is there to do in STL on beautiful days like these!? Plenty..
You can take a walk in Forest Park, visit the famous city museum playground, find a lake to go fishing, find a bar to go fishing (if you’re 18 years & up), take a trip to the St. Louis Zoo, attend one of Fontbonne University’s baseball, softball, lacrosse or golf outings, shop downtown Clayton or the Galleria Mall, walk to Knoll park which is just across the street from FU, find a place to build a bonfire, find a place to not build a bon fire and save the environment, take your significant anywhere and everywhere, message me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (@evanj_247) and I will personally, yes, personally assist you in finding something to do around STL. The possibilities are endless.. The End..
“YOLO” – it really is a good quote when you actually think about it..
Unlike big state universities, Fontbonne is unique because it provides individualized attention and services. There are many activities to do throughout campus. There are movie nights, festivals, and holiday celebrations. In the beginning of the year, there is welcome back week and people hand out candy and host activity fairs that help students get involved. Since we got a new president this year, an inauguration ball took place at the St. Louis Science Center and it was lots of fun.
So my last post was about some ideas I had to do over spring in general, however, I did not say anything about what I’m doing over spring break. Believe it or not I have quite a busy schedule starting this Thursday as I begin my time off meeting up with a friend. The next day I leave to visit my grandma in Indianapolis, who is 90 years old. A few days later when I get back home I have some shopping to do. I will be on the search to find my Easter dress. I will also be stopping by a store called Schaffers that sells Austrian crystals. I also really want to see the new Cinderella movie that comes out next Friday.
I wish I could go to the beach, but not everyone in my family ever has the same schedule so I usually stay home, however, I think I have a enough to do.
College can be crazy. It can be difficult at times to find the balance between academics, extracurricular activities, and your social life. Sometimes we tend to “over schedule” ourselves, which is never a good thing. Personally, I feel like there is one key tip that unlocks the perfect balance between all your commitments.
And what is it? Use a planner!
You’ve probably heard this multiple times, but I can’t stress the importance of using a planner enough! Mine is literally my life! I write everything down, from when my next test is to what I’m doing this weekend. I feel that I have to jot down all my responsibilities for the week, because there is no other way I’m going to remember any of them.
As far as what type of planner I like to use, I prefer a traditional planner that allows me to write all my notes down with pen, but you don’t have to use what I do! A lot of people will use the calendar on their email to keep straight what they have going on and on what days. Or you can use the calendar on your phone, which might be a more convenient option because we always have our phones on us!
Whatever type of planner you use, get into the habit of using it on a daily or hourly basis. It will make your life so much simpler!