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Being a student athlete is stressful, but how well do we understand the pressure that one feels during a semester? With classes and practices every day, it may be hard to find some free time to do fun things. Anthony Ventura is a senior at Morningside who plays football. Ventura has been at Morningside college for two and a half years. While juggling football practices and study sessions, he explains that there is little time for fun, “Quote about his little time to have fun during the week and the weekends.” Finding a balance is important so that you can enjoy your college years. This may be hard but here are some helpful tips that Ventura has learned to implement, “Quote.”

Staying organized and not procrastinating are two very important ideas to practice on a daily basis. Ashley Boer is a junior advertising major at Morningside College who understands that these steps in college are worth the extra time. Here are some tips from Boer about how to better organize your time as a student athlete, “Quote with tips.” Boer stresses that these are not easy habits to acquire, but with dedication it will help you in the long run.

Being a student athlete isn’t all negative. There are many great opportunities waiting for you after college and being a student athlete only helps you to achieve those opportunities. Sonora Foresman is a Senior at Morningside College who runs track. Foresman explains how track has helped build her up for the world after graduation, “Quote about how track will help her in the real world.” Being a part of a team and learning how to work well with others is a huge part of the working world. Foresman says, “Quote about how she has worked well with others in her sport and how that will translate to the real world.” 

Being a student athlete means dedication not only in your sport but your school work. Being able to balance both things can be very stressful but there are some greats tips to keep you on track.