By Katie Barlow
Since I’m balancing work and school on top of my tiny family, it’s important to balance everything. I started my journey with LU to start my way into nursing school. Recently I got an opportunity at my new job to become DOT drug-screen certified and I passed. I’m now one step closer medically to my RN, but I still have a long way to go academically, which is where LU comes in.
Lamar University allows me to take classes and fit them into my work schedule instead of fitting work into my school schedule. LU has been a lifesaver for me. I can better balance work, school and my family by taking courses online that do not interfere with my work schedule. Since I’m working full time, it’s hard to fit much into my life outside of that, but LU has worked with me, and the administration has answered every question I’ve had.
Lamar University allows me to take classes and fit them into my work schedule instead of fitting work into my school schedule.”
This next semester I’m taking two mini-sessions at eight weeks a piece instead of one full 15-week session, so I’m super excited. The eight-week mini-sessions go by quicker and I’m very happy my advisor was able to enroll me in the mini-sessions. I’m hoping the shorter sessions will go by quicker. I’ll keep y’all updated on my studies and how the eight-week sessions work out.
September 22, 2017
Classes started August 28th and I’ve hit the ground running. Since I work 40 hours a week, I have to budget my time wisely. I checked my blackboard account (this is your main connection to your instructors and class) and saw I already have three discussion assignments due by this Friday.
Preschool and College – Huge Steps for Me and My Little One
August 27, 2017
This August I’ll be returning to Lamar University, and my daughter will be starting her first semester of pre-school. So now my life has become a little more hectic.
LU brings Balance
July 31, 2017
Since I’m balancing work and school on top of my tiny family, it’s important to balance everything. I started my journey with LU to start my way into nursing school.
Yes, You Can Have It All
June 30, 2017
As a single parent, full-time medical assistant and full-time LU-Online student, it’s easy to say my hands and schedule are pretty full. So here are some tips on managing schoolwork while working 40 hours a week.
Introduction to Me and the Great Lamar University
June 5, 2017
My name is Kaitlyn and I prefer to go by Katie, but I will answer to “hey you” and pretty much anything else. I’m in my second semester at Lamar University online.
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