What I do is I set daily tasks, so instead of writing down everything I need to do throughout the week, I’ll separate it into daily activities based on whichever needs to be handed in first. If I finish all the ones due in the very next day (or next few days), I’ll move on to more tasks! I’ve never really had a time management issue because I can get work done pretty fast, but that’s just a luck thing really.
The whole making study timetables and setting strict times for certain subjects doesn’t work for me, I cannot focus on something for too long if it doesn’t have a purpose, and I also don’t want to feel pressured to finish something very fast just because my schedule says I have to move onto something else soon.
Also use any small free time you have to do small tasks, so if you have to read a few chapters from a book, do so during your bus journey or right before you go to sleep, or even whilst you’re eating lunch or whatever. That way when you get home the number of things you’ll need to do will be smaller and it will make your life easier by giving you time to do the big things you need to sit down and concentrate on!
This might sound awful, but remember that going for a couple of nights with less sleep than usual will not really harm you, as long as over the weekend (or over the next few days) you make up for it. I personally know I always have a lot of work due in on Friday, which means I’m usually up late on Thursday finishing it all up, and so I tend to only sleep 4-5 hours that night, but I know that the next day I can sleep in a bit later because it’s a Saturday, so although I might feel a bit tired that day, it won’t really do me much harm. Of course don’t do this for extended periods of time, and I also wouldn’t recommend doing this the day before an exam because it does decrease your focus and stuff so it won’t help you.
Something else I do (and I think I’m pretty good at) is prioritising. So if a lecturer says we should read 5 chapters before the next lecture, but I also have to hand in a big piece of coursework on the same day, of course I’m going to prioritise the coursework. If the exam isn’t for another few weeks, those 5 chapters can wait a few days to be read, I might be a bit lost during the lecture but at least I’ll be able to get all my work done. Unfortunately, and this is valid pretty much only in university, that also means sometimes having to skip lectures you think might not be very important and catching up later. I try not to do this often since like 70% of what I learn is directly from a lecture and not from reading up afterwards, but if you’re the type of person who is good at self teaching, I say skip lectures if you’re short on time for another more important project.
Handwriting Tag Game!
I was tagged by dylynnjoness (sorry I got your URL wrong on paper haha)
1) Write down your answers to all the questions
2) Take a pic of them, post it, and tag 10 other people
1) Who tagged you?
4) What the name/title of your blog?
5) Favorite color?
6) Crush’s name?
7) SAY SOMETHING IN ALL CAPS
8) Favorite bands?
9) Favorite number?
10) Favorite drink?
Love love love love love love love. Jayci Kalb. Choreographed by Travis Wall. She’s supposed to be a flower. I love how she “grows” in the beginning, then “dies” at the end. <3
Here’s me step dancing this weekend
we had to interview people for a statistics project and at one point i gave up interviewing people and just wrote down fake answers and we had to put in peoples dates of birth and i didn’t even realise that i’d put in 16/18/1994 as a birthday and that’s how i got 3 points taken off my report.
I defer to Lilli, Bonnie and Ainsleigh to answer this question haha
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Emma Mather performing her solo Work choreographed by Meaghan McGrath.
Omg I’d love to open a dance studio, I would be so hard on my students though I think they’d hate me haha. To answer your questions though:
Thanks for this question, it was so much fun to answer! <3