1. Get Ahead
Whether you’re looking to fast-track your graduation or to get some pre-requisite classes out of the way to free up your schedule during the school year, taking summer courses is an easy way to get ahead. Coordinating your schedule to accommodate the classes you need can be particularly difficult when you only have a handful of courses left to take, so choosing to take some during the summer while they’re offered is beneficial.
2. Smaller Classes
Since there are fewer students on campus during the summer months, class sizes are typically smaller. Smaller class sizes mean you’ll have more face time with your professors, which will allow them to get to know you better, and will also give you more opportunities to ask questions and gain a better understanding of the material.
3. Fewer Distractions
Fewer students mean fewer distractions. During the summer, there are fewer parties, fewer campus-sponsored events, and fewer ways to distract yourself from your studies. Students who stay during the summer tend to take their studies seriously—they are typically the students looking to get ahead. These are the students you want around when you really want to be serious about your classes and maintain your focus.
4. More Job Availability
Since the majority of students go elsewhere for the summer, you’ll have significantly less competition when looking for a local job. While many jobs fill up quickly and are difficult to secure during the regular school year, scoring one of these coveted jobs during the summer allows you to work near school during the summer and keep that position during the school year when jobs disappear.
5. Cheaper Rent
Knowing that the majority of students leave town for the summer, many landlords offer rent at a discount in an attempt to entice students to stay. Since the demand for rental contracts is so low, you’ll have a better chance finding a great deal, or possibly even negotiating. This may be your opportunity to live in that fancy place you can’t afford during the school year.
Is Summer School Not for You?
Are you just not ready to give up your summer, no matter how many benefits summer school offers? If your plans include leaving town for the summer, consider keeping your belongings safe in storage while you’re gone.
Contact us today at Simply Self Storage and we’ll help you find the best option for your student storage needs.