Good Mental Health Or Good Grades?

925 WordsJan 8, 20164 Pages
Good Mental Health or Good Grades? Eighty percent of high school students have a part time job. High school students are encouraged to be active in all sorts of things, such as sports, work, social life, and also have schoolwork. This is why most high school students struggle finding balance. Overwhelmed high school students have trouble balancing it all, but there are many methods to help solve this though, such as a schedule, asking someone with experience, or even finding tips that best fit you. High school students use extracurricular activities and social time as a way to deal with their stress of homework and working. However sometimes these activities only add to their stress. High school students have a very busy life and sometimes don’t know how to make time for it all. Some see social life more important than homework or work. Sometimes this can lead to bad results such as dropping out, failing a class or falling behind. In order for students to have good mental health, free time is crucial. So lets calculate how a typical high school student spends 24 hours. Lets say this student is in college classes, is in a relationship, works part time and has family things to accomplish as well. This student wakes up at 6:00 a.m. and gets ready for school and leaves at 6:20 a.m. When she arrives at school she goes to her anatomy and physiology lab practicum until 8:15. At 8:15 p.m. she goes to her first block class until 9:45 p.m. after that she goes from one class to
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