Study Tips: Time Management

Studying can be messy but with good time management you can study efficiently!

Practical Tips For Better Time Management

Creating A Study Plan

Tackling A School Project/Assignment

 

Practical Tips For Better Time Management

Plan your schedule and to-do lists with a calendar or productivity app.

Here are some free applications you can use:

Set aside time at the end of each week to plan for the upcoming week.

  1. Determine what are your non-negotiables and block out time for them E.g Family time, lessons, CCAs, meal times, relaxation, exercise Pro-tip: Sundays or Mondays are suggested days to plan for the upcoming week

List out your appointments and tasks for the week and rank them in order of priority based on their urgency and importance.

  1. Assign an amount of time for each appointment/task

  2. Be reasonable about the amount of time needed for each!

  3. Setting unrealistic goals will make stressed out or feel like you’re not being productive Pro-tip: Always set goals you're most confident about

  4. Slot these appointments and tasks within your schedule

If you don’t manage to accomplish all your lists within the week, don't be discouraged! Set a reminder to include them into your follow week’s schedule.

For impromptu appointments or tasks that appear over the week, re-adjust your schedule accordingly!

Creating A Study Plan

Find out when is your exams and record down the date before planning!

Pro-tip: setting an earlier unofficial dateline for yourself ensures that you are on time and not late

List out everything you need to study according to subject/topic, chapter, and importance.

  1. Assign an amount of time for each subject/chapter

  2. The amount of time should be based on its importance and difficulty

  3. Feel free to spend more time on something you do not feel as confident about

Here's an example of a Study Plan

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Tackling A School Project/Assignment

Record down the dateline and timing into your calendar or productivity app.

Pro-tip: setting an earlier unofficial dateline for yourself ensures that you are on time and not late

Break down projects into weekly tasks that you can set deadlines for.

Budget for more time than needed, in case of unforeseen delays. Stick to your weekly tasks, if not all the other tasks will be affected!

If you're working on a group project, ensure that tasks and roles are clearly distributed and assigned.