New Year’s resolutions to successfully navigate your first semester

Luc Williams

The beginning of 2024 gives us the opportunity to start again, reflect on what we achieved last year and imagine new dreams for those who begin.

For students, this season represents start of a new semester and the possibility of establishing New Year’s resolutions that allow them to succeed for the rest of his college career. And for those who are just entering this exciting world, this moment is even more important.

The first semester of university brings with it important doubts and challenges, which is why it is essential to learn to adapt and lay the correct foundations to successfully navigate this important stage. Next, we will give you some tips to set the best New Year’s resolutions and start successfully at the Universidad Anáhuac Querétaro.

Prioritize personal and academic well-being

Sometimes, the stress of completing your academic duties can make you forget about your life outside the classroom. Therefore, it is important that you previously establish a routine that allows you to have a balance between your academic and personal life.

Start by organize your days and plan How much time will you dedicate to each activity?, whether it’s doing homework, seeing your friends, or exercising. Today there are various applications and platforms digital tools that will help you plan your entire week, organize your calendars and even optimize your study time to avoid distractions and achieve your goals.

Remember that nothing is more important than your personal well-being and your full growth as a human being. Find balance and take advantage of the cultural and sports activities that Anáhuac offers you to achieve your best version.

Build a strong support network

The first days at university can feel very lonely, but don’t forget that around you you have a community willing to support you in every moment.

Probably, most of your colleagues will be going through the same thing as you and will also want to feel accompanied at this stage. Approach them and your teachers and, little by little, you will be able build a support network in which you fully trust.

These connections will be vital to the success of your first semester, but also to your personal well-being and development throughout your life. Also, if your New Year’s resolutions usually include meeting more people, take advantage of this unique opportunity to build relationships with your classmates and teachers.

Develop effective study habits

Each student is unique, but in general, the key to success in school will always be to create Study habits that allow you to have a more effective work pace and fulfill your obligations in a timely manner.

Start by identifying what your optimal study method is, that is, in what way you study best and most effectively: for example, do you usually take notes in a notebook or on your computer; Do you make diagrams or summaries?

Once you understand what your ideal study habits are, try to maintain them consistently. This will also encourage you to adopt vital habits, such as attending classes regularly, reviewing material, and joining study groups to encourage collaborative learning.

Remember that The more focused your study is, the more motivation you will have to achieve your goals.

Start the year with Universidad Anáhuac Querétaro

When setting your New Year’s resolutions, remember that at Universidad Anáhuac Querétaro we are here to accompany you every step of the way and provide you with the support network you need. In Anáhuac, you will not only find all the opportunities to reach the academic excellencebut also the ideal path to train yourself as a positive action leader, with global vision and social commitment.

Start this New Year choosing us to live the best stage of your life and Get ready for everything the future has in store for you.


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