Although I was never one to sleep in until the afternoon, I was always reluctant to title myself a "morning" person. Yet, I've come to realize that my productivity is at its all time high within my first hours of waking up.
I've also realized that in order to equally pursue each of my passions (music, business, and fitness), I need to maximize my time when I'm the most productive - in the morning.
I started a new routine in late November that involves getting up at 5:30am, and I'm still sticking to it!
If you're looking to fit a few more hours in a day, try incorporating these 4 Ps to get up and get going in the morning:
As a high school senior, I visited Towson and was instantly drawn to their signature program - The Associate, a competition modeled after the hit T.V. show, The Apprentice.
Senior business students compete for a job during an eight week period solving real problems and present their solutions to local businesses.
After applying and becoming one of 8 students chosen to compete, I was ecstatic to participate in something that sealed the deal for me to attend Towson in the first place.
I recently had to write an essay for a scholarship describing the advice I'd give to a freshman entering my high school alma mater, Elizabeth Forward.
My answer was short and succinct (due to the shortage of space on the application and the restriction that I had to hand-write it).
Rather than going with the cliche "be yourself" or "take as many AP classes as possible" advice, I opted for something way more valuable (in my opinion, at least)....