Many students in their first year don’t focus much on their academics due to which they fail, or get bad grades. Many students get involved in watching tv series, movies or gaming. Due to this they waste their lot of precious time. Afterwards, when they realise this and try to study they feel problems because their prerequisites are not clear. Due to this, they have to spend much more time understanding. Therefore they are left with less time for rest of the activities and slowly life becomes hectic. People take much more workload(in the form of minors or POR) which they could handle well, and as a result they are unable to perform well which frustrated students here.
Students realise these things, but after one or two years. So, according to me one should keep academics their first priority, and one should take that POR in which he is interested or he has a good option of skill development there. TV series should be avoided as much as possible. You can play games once or twice, b