When you are in college, it can be a challenge to keep your day job. Your lecturers expect you to pass their exams, just as much as your employer expects your best work. This can be quite stressing for any student, and one of the two commitments is bound to suffer. It is advisable to switch to a more flexible job or resort to doing gigs, which will feel less like work and more like hobbies. If you are a lady; you will have more options.
A webcam model is a good option. It is easy to do and pays very well. It requires no capital investment, and can be done in the comfort of your house. Basic knowledge of webcam use and a friendly manner of speech is all that is required. Be decent and do not accept attempts to get you naked.
You can become a waitress. It requires good social skills and comfort in the company of people. It may prove challenging for those with antisocial tendencies or stage fright, but once you manage the fear, it becomes easy to do.
You may choose to babysit. Parents rarely have issues entrusting their kids to them. There advantage lies in the child bearing stage of life they are at, which enables them to take better care of these babies. You will get better pay if you find a wealthy family. This the job is not hard to do.
If you are in good shape and attend the gym regularly, you can become a fitness instructor. There is the option of having private clients for personal lessons. It I advisable to assess your clients well beforehand. You could also choose to work with women only.
You could opt to become a freelance writer. If you are good with words and can type fairly well, you can have a decent side job anywhere there is an internet connection. You can grow your reputation for excellent work by consolidating an attractive portfolio through articles posted on blogs and previous works, and having your current clients go through them to ascertain the quality of your work. Those with great people skills will always have an easier time getting jobs.
Another readily available and fairly easy gig is through taking tutoring classes for elementary or middle school students, which will not be difficult for you to do considering the level of difficulty at that stage in education. Your choice of tutoring subjects can be aligned to reflect your areas of specialization.
Those with the relevant skills can do data entry and telecommuting. You will need excellent customer relation skills. Data entry can be quite repetitive in execution, but if you persist with it, you shall get rewarded handsomely.
It is important to remember that no matter which gig you opt to perform, it should balance with your academic life, to result in harmony in your life.