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Class Schedule

LZHopeLZHope 68 replies17 threads Junior Member
edited August 13 in College Life

I'm a college freshman who had some emotional health issues in the past. I'm starting community college this fall, and I'm wondering: does it matter if I take 3, 4, or 5 classes? I want to achieve progress, but I don't want to overwhelm myself.

I desire to transfer to a private college within a year or two.
edited August 13
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  • RichInPittRichInPitt 2820 replies48 threads Senior Member
    Do you have a professional you have worked with that can advise you? No one here knows your background enough to advise you properly.

    My best suggestion would be that if you have concerns, start slowly. It’s better to start more slowly and just be a class or two behind than to start too quickly and ruin an entire semester or more.

    But only someone who knows you and your background can advise where that balance is.
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  • LZHopeLZHope 68 replies17 threads Junior Member
    Ehhh yes. I'm in the process of working on that.

    That's what I thought. Thanks for your advice.

    I think, so much of the time, students can neglect their emotional and mental well-being, and that is very important.
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  • LindagafLindagaf 11301 replies603 threads Super Moderator
    Are you on the traditional semester system? Typically students take four classes, but that can depend on how many hours they are, how many days a week, or your college calendar. I don’t recommend five classes though.
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  • LZHopeLZHope 68 replies17 threads Junior Member
    I live in Florida, so yes, I do.

    Hm, really? At my private college, I took 5.

    I'm pretty sure I'll take 4.
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