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Nothing is more difficult than planning your wedding while attending classes. You have to find a healthy balance between your education and your big day. It is important to remember that while this is one of the most important days of your life, gaining an education also changes your life. If you relate to this situation. you are in luck! We are here to share a variety of tips and tricks to help you balance your life and plan the best wedding ever!


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The number one thing that you can do to help plan your wedding while attending classes is to have a schedule. Following a schedule is the best way to stay on top of your school assignments, while also attending your wedding duties. Stay on track with a specific day or time of day that is completely devoted to wedding planning so that it isn’t something that gets pushed off. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice all of your free time, but you need a routine in order to keep things in control.

Prioritize Tasks

Prioritizing your tasks is one of the best ways to get done what desperately needs to be accomplished. If you are the type of person to push the hardest things until the end, you have to stop! The biggest and most important things need to be handled immediately so that they don’t get even bigger. Whether it is studying for that huge exam on Friday or scheduling a venue, these things have to be your priority.


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While you may feel like you are too overwhelmed to relax, you have to make time for this. When you are balancing school life and wedding planning, it is important to realize that you have a breaking point. Rather than pushing yourself to this point, give yourself time everyday to put the laptop down and just relax. You will achieve a great deal everyday and it is important to reward yourself.


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Get Help

Be sure to use all of the resources that you have at hand. It is okay to look for help in family, friends, and the internet during this process. Using image sharing sites and social media, for example, can be a lifesaver when it comes to planning. Look to Pinterest for inspiration and planning applications to stay organized.

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Consider planning your wedding near your school so that it is easier to visit venues and vendors. If you happen to be attending the University of Georgia, there are a lot of vendors and venues that will make your wedding day unforgettable. The UGA Chapel, Founder’s Garden, and Georgia Museum of Art, for example are gorgeous venues that are right on campus. Even if you aren’t attending UGA, most schools have many venue options for students that don’t require a lot of travel to visit.

Planning a wedding during school is going to be stressful; There is no denying it. But with these tips and tricks, you should be able to find a healthy balance in your life. You are planning the happiest moment of your life, so you should not have to pull your hair out to get there. Happy planning!

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