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Every student sometimes has weeks, when his or her workload is extremely heavy. College is a real challenge when it comes to the amount of work you need to perform. This article is dedicated to staying on top of academic assignments. Here are several tips that will help you manage your homework.
Pieces of Advice on how to Manage Your Workload
Buy a Planner
I really do not understand how students can make any progress without a planner. As for me, if I do not write anything down, chances are very high that I will not get that thing done. Several times, I have made a mistake thinking I will remember to do something, but eventually, I forgot about it. So, many things are running through your head every day in college that you simply have to write important thoughts and things to do on paper so that you remember to get everything done. A planner is the most important thing that helps me manage college workload.
Organize your Planner in a Good Manner
Actually, organizing my planner has helped me a lot. I often use highlighters or colored pens to mark items as “in progress” or “completed.” I have also noticed that organizing my planner the way I like it makes me really want to write everything down and get those things completed.
Set your Own Deadlines
One of best tips for college students is creating personal deadlines. By doing so, you are sure that you are not working on the important tasks at the last moment. Believe me, writing a 10 page essay the night before it is due is not the best idea. It is not just too stressful, but also impacts the quality of your work. It is always better to have things done ahead of time than at the last minute. I always aim to have big projects done about two days before the real due date.
Ask for Help if You Need It
You should not feel shy if you do not understand anything in class. Professors are usually happy to help as they want students to succeed, so they will gladly meet you during office hours and clarify anything that makes you uncertain.