Being organised through university, school and college can be tricky especially when you know you have so much to do. Here are a few tips on how to stay organised:
In order to be organised you need to have the motivation to stick to it. Plan every task you need to complete or make lists of things that you need to do, this will make you motivated to tick those jobs off the list.
Use a Planner
You can use one on your phone or one that you can write in by hand. I find that planners help plan what social activities I have coming up and what work I need to do. This means that none of my plans clash with each other and I don’t miss out. A planner will also help you keep track of assignments and when they’re due.
Wake up at the same time everyday
Now I know that this can be a tricky one and believe me I know. Getting up at the same time everyday will make you more likely to get your work done and you will find that you have more time during the day to do your work.
Make sure to take notes
When you’re in lessons, make sure you always take a notebook and pen with you, and this will help you to keep your notes organised and fresh in your mind. I would suggest going over your notes when you get in from college, school or uni. This way you will find you will remember more information and if you wish to change your notes or organise them in a certain way then you can.
Make sure your study area is tidy
Having a clear and tidy space will make studying so much more easier and you will be more likely to do it knowing your space is organised. It will allow you to find equipment easier as well as finding those notes that you need rather than having to go through a large pile of paper.
Balance is key when coming to do your revision. You need to make some time for yourself so you can relax and not stress about those upcoming exams and assignments. Having a goal of ‘me time’ will make you work so much better as you know it will be over soon and you can enjoy yourself.
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