December 11, 2017
Dear Faith: Do I have time
for a part-time job while I'm in high school?
That's a hard question to answer
without knowing you a bit better! A lot will depend on your work
habits, time management skills and course load. You'll have to keep
in mind that your school work should always come first: in the long
run, it will pay off to focus on your education now.
I would sit down with a parent, teacher and
guidance counselor to go over your schedule. Figure out how much
extra time you have in the week, and think about how you want to
spend that time. Don't forget to allow for time for homework and
You should check out our article
Part-Time Jobs for Students for some tips on finding jobs that
work with a student's schedule. .
I hope this helps. Thanks for writing!