Ariz. Prof Spends Year As an Undergrad - Yahoo! News: "Part of the trick to college life, she learned from good students, was being able to quickly decipher what work needed to be done and what could be skipped. Those management skills helped students balance classes, part-time work and involvement in volunteer or professional groups, Small said.
She found some of the coursework tough and had to seek tutoring for a class far outside her field of study. 'It was a hectic life,' she said."
this is true of undergrad... and grad school.