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Work and Study (At the same time)

Okay, this is my first post here.
I'm Giuly, I'm 24 from Argentina.

I'm writting to distract myself from being tired and burn up.
This year I challenged myself to have a full time job and take all the classes I have to take on my first year at University.
Today I woke up at 6.30 am and I'm going to go to bed at midnight most likely.
I'm still trying to figure out a ballance between Studying for all the classes I have, do homework, don't lower my productivity while working, mantain a relationship, sleep, eat well, have a life and don't die.

I can tell you how that comes out along the way, but the thing is... I feel super motivated right now.

I feel like I'm finally going down the way that I want and, even though I'm starting a career and I'm not fresh out of High School, I still feel like I can do it and It'll work out for me. I don't mind feeling sleepy and moody because deep down I know I chose to do this and I think I can do it

I work on the Sales Area for a BIM company and it's cool, but along the way I want to work as a developer, I studied Java 8 last year and now I'm studying Systems Engineering at university.

6:30 AM
Wake up and take a shower

7:15 AM
Study and do some homework

8:30 AM
Start Working

1:00 PM
Lunch Break

2:00 PM
Go back to work

5:30 PM
Stop Work and get another Coffee, little break

6:15 PM
Classes Start

11:00 PM
Classes End

11:30 - 00:00
Go to bed

Weekends are to study and get some rest.
I'll be learning Python this year and I want to learn more about HTML, CSS and JavaScript (Don't have the time now but I know I will one day)

I'm open to any suggestions, advices, support or... just whatever comes, you can reach out to me

P.S. I got wireless headphones today and I think it was the best desicion to improve my life while being on my desk

Top comments (3)

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Raphael Jambalos

Best of luck Giuly! I believe in you!

I agree with Thu's comments to apply your programming language to projects. Take time to learn the concepts first. For me, what works is reading a book or taking a video course where learning is structured. I don't prefer diving into documentation because it can be quite overwhelming for someone beginning to learn.

After finishing the course comes my "play", where I envision a sample project I want to do and do it. I start with a simple project, implement it, and after, I ask myself, how can I make this better or more complex? I implement that and so on... until like, I'm satisfied with my work. At this "play" stage, the documentation and online forums will be your friend, as you have a specific problem in mind that you have to solve already.

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Thu Htet Tun

Good to know Giuly,
I have one suggestion for you.
If you want to learn some programming stuff, there are two effective ways to reach the target fast. First, learn their documentations on your own. It seems to be bored at first time. But it is a must. Second, apply your knowledge with multiple projects. In this case, you will see that your documentation knowledge is not enough while building things. At that time, you have to combine and upgrade your skills with your target programming Community. With these two ways, you can reach some kind of level in your career within unexpected time limit.

I hope this comment will help you in somehow.
Enjoy living and doing things.

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Mashiur Rahman

Happy Coding Giuly!

I'm trying to do some collaborative works on some simple ideas. Mostly because of learning how to work on collaboration and work with like mind people. If you are interested, I'll be glad to work with you.