School is back in session, syllabus week is almost over, Add/Drop is about to end, and it’s time to figure out what classes are going to work for you and which ones aren’t.
This is one of my favorite reasons to take online classes. There’s no classroom, so there’s no reason to get dressed up in the morning. Instead of getting up early to get ready for school, you can study for a class in the pleasure of your own home, on your ridiculously comfy sofa, in your ridiculously comfy pajamas.
2. The flexibility.
Between work, extracurricular things, studying, friends and family, there’s not a lot of time to add traditional courses to the mix. On-campus courses are usually about an hour to two hours long, and sometimes even longer than that. Ain’t nobody got time for that.
3. Working at your own pace.
Online classes still have deadlines, but usually, you’re able to access the materials and coursework in advance. This means there’s absolutely no excuse for procrastination (even though we all still do it). Plus, working at your own pace means you get more “me” time!
4. You don’t have to talk to other people.
I will probably take online classes for the rest of my life (or until I graduate!), and I think everyone should try it for at least one semester. If you know what you’re getting into, and you’re prepared, online classes really aren’t that scary. In the end, online classes aren’t for everyone. But hey, that’s what Add/Drop is for.