Many people suffer from procrastination. Procrastination is when you keep putting a task aside for later and it never gets done. The most important tool for dealing with this is a daily/weekly study schedule that is designed to suit your individual needs. Set it out in a tabular format showing each day of the week.
Do you drift off in class or stare into space when you’re trying to read your notes? If so, it sounds like you may need to improve your ability to concentrate. There are several factors which greatly influence our ability to concentrate: our attention span, our study environment (see the previous section on setting up
You want to make your study time as productive as possible so it is crucial that your study environment gives you every opportunity to concentrate. You will need a place you can dedicate entirely to study. You will need a desk or table with room to work. Consider the lighting – as much natural light
Prioritising all the commitments in your lifestyle is of utmost importance during this stage of your life – from simply ordering the subjects that you study, all the way down to deciding how many extra curricular activities you can take on at once. Look at the big picture and consider if your HSC results would
Before you can set up an effective study environment you need to make sure that your notes are organised in a logical, usable fashion. Piles of folders and jumbled notes from old classes can make your life very challenging. It’s best to invest a little time restoring order to the chaos and developing a reference
Motivation is all about wanting to do something, whether it is study or something else. To really want to study you need to figure out exactly why you are doing it. Do you want to get into a popular university course or is it something more internal like wanting to challenge and prove yourself? Any