How to Balance between
School and Work ?
Working full time and attending school at the same
time can be overwhelming.
We are a group of an MBA Student (with a 4.0 GPA)
, a Master of Engineering Student (>3.8 GPA), and
also a Computer Science student (>3.5 GPA). We
work 40+ hours and attend school full time.
and We want to share some tips on how to best
manage your time.
How to Manage Time
1. If your class requires some group projects, then try
meeting with your team members remotely using
meeting remotely can saves time from getting stuck in
a traffic jam and saves money from not having to pay
for expensive fuel cost.
2. Try to attend every class lectures
when you attend lectures every class meeting, you have
saved yourself from having to read hundreds of pages of
3. Give yourself a day weekend break, either
Saturday/Sunday A day break can help refresh your mind
and body and this in turns will boost your productivity
during work and school the next day.
To all of you who work and attend school at the
same time, We recommend you to join ClickNSmart,
the first social web conferencing sites that provides
interactive online meeting experience (FREE to join)
ClickNSmart (www.clicknsmart.com) lets you host :
Document & picture share
Secrets to Getting a Job
For some of you who will be graduating soon,
getting a job is not easy especially in this tough
I want to share with you some secrets of getting a
job drawing from my own experience.
Strategy to Get a Job
Prepare a killer resume (for tips on how to write a good
resume, please see: How to write a good resume
Sharpen your interviewing skills (for tips on how to
prepare for a job interview, please see: How to best
prepare for a job interview
Don’t forget to write a thank you letter after a job
interview (For tips on how to write a thank you letter,
please see: How to write a Thank You Letter
Network, Network and Network Why do I mention
“network” 3 times? I want to highlight the importance of
networking. Many of my college friends are struggling to
get a job offer because they do not have a wide professional
networks. Almost all of the job offers I received were from
referral of people in my professional networks.
How can you build a wide
While you’re still in school, attend as many mixers,
in which many alumni and working professionals
attend. Talk to few of them and exchange some
contact information ;
Strengthen your online presence. Sign up on
Facebook, LinkedIn, ClickNSmart, and others
Even when you’re away from your friends, you can always
network and meet them online via ClickNSmart. See a
testimonial from a current ClickNSmart’s member below:
“Using the SmartChat feature, I can hold web conferences
with my teammates, share Microsoft Word and Excel
documents with my group, and I can draw my ideas on the
whiteboard! ClickNSmart is the easiest way to connect with
your team on the go.”
By Matt Sebastian, MBA Student Cal State U. Long Beach