By: Aneesah Parker
I was a full-time Freshman Film major at Temple University balancing a part-time job, two video production companies, and a social/personal life. Surprisingly, my experience in college as a videographer/ photographer/ creative was very manageable.
Luckily, I had an
Through my major, I was able to incorporate my creative work into my school work. When coming up with creative content, I would find a way to meet the requirements of my professors, that way I could use it both personally and for class. For example, when filming the scenes for our 10:01 Media film “We Are Black”, I would use the opportunity to also record scenes that would work toward my class assignment. That way I got an “A” in
My mental health is very important to me, so I try to always make personal time for myself and social life whenever possible whether that means watching a couple episodes of The Office or spending time with my closest friends. Sometimes I will get a little carried away with time, but time management is something that I am improving on. Creating lists and strict schedules help me prioritize, stay on track and visualize everything that I need to complete. Surrounding myself with like-minded and motivated people in all aspects of my life plays a big part in inspiring me to stay consistent with what I am doing, whether it’s in the classroom, my job, creative spaces and even my social life.
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