School motivation after offer?

This goes out to other students who have received SA or FT return offers:
How do you stay motivated in school knowing your job is locked up?

I finally got an offer - now that I'm done with recruiting I'm finding it very difficult to stay on top of school. The fact that everything is online doesn't help, but I was able to focus and was really on top of all my shit when I was still recruiting.

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Comments (4)

  • Intern in IB - CB
Apr 5, 2021 - 3:57pm

Yeah, 100% in the same boat. Just trying to do the bare minimum can't wait to leave.

Apr 5, 2021 - 4:04pm

Just keep in mind you want your GPA to stay good or get better for grad school applications.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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  • Intern in IB-M&A
Apr 5, 2021 - 4:53pm

Honestly, same. The virtual environment on top of that makes it even more difficult. Why pay attention to Zoom U when you can easily ALT + TAB your way to the internet? Right now I am just trying to maximize my GPA with the least amount of effort just in case I need to re-recruit for FT. If and when I do get the FT offer, I think my motivation is just gonna drop off the cliff. 

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