The Student News Site of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

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The Student News Site of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

The Edison Light

The Student News Site of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

The Edison Light

What To Do With Your Senior Schedule?

Is the time for your meeting with your student advisor coming up? Do you know what classes you want to take, your major, what time you want your classes to be?

Now that commitment day has passed, CUNY’s have started to make meetings with freshmen in order to make their schedule, but as an incoming student who knows what to do and what not to. Continue reading to learn what the rights and wrongs are of making your schedule. 

Caption: Screenshot of Vedesh Arjune’s schedule from the CUNYfirst app

There are a lot of factors that lead into how you make your schedule. The courses you need, the time of day, when you are most concentrated, and what you want to do are all factors. 

“You can finish your classes early on in the day. You’ll learn to practice a healthy sleep schedule. You will be out of bed and able to take full advantage of the day,” Tyson Schritter said. 

Another factor to keep in is yourself, you don’t want to overload yourself with work and have to juggle around a lot. 

“Don’t schedule more than you can handle. I recommend taking difficult classes and electives or creative classes in the same semester so that you have a good balance of difficulty and fun,” Tyson Schritter said.

Also, you want to keep in mind how far your classes are away from each other. You don’t want to come out of a class then have to run to get to your next class and be late.

“Depending on the school, you can sometimes look up the dates of each class’ finals so that you know how closely or far apart all of your finals will be held,” Tyson Schritter said. 

You might also want to take classes at night if you have more energy than or have a morning job. 

“You have a lot of time to study and do homework beforehand. Classes are easy to schedule around a daytime job. Late classes are great for night owls,” Tyler Schritter said.

Also you might want to make your schedule so similar types of classes are together like you have your English classes together instead of science. 

“When it comes to scheduling your college classes, try to schedule them ASAP. Classes fill up quickly and if you’re not one of the first people to register, it’s possible that you won’t be able to get into all the classes you need or want,” according to “This Girl Knows” blog. 

Lastly, one of the most important things to schedule is lunch, make sure that you have time to get something in your system to boost your energy. 

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