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    Ok, I will start this thread by explaining how my schedule works and then I will explain what is my problem.

    I wake up at 7am and have classes at 9 until 1pm. Then I go to work part time until 5pm and then im back at home. I rest until 7 and then I study until 9pm, then I take another brake and study again, usually i go to sleep around midnight.

    So, I am enrolled into 4 classes in college and I have to read at least 30 pages (sometimes more) before each class, because they make short quizes each class. Or they make you participate in class, so you have to read the required readings every day. That is like 100 pages every day, let alone writing papers and essays, and I CANT find enough time to read everything, and if I read it, I cant retain most of it and I feel totally lost in class and tests. Even knowing that I am doing my best.

    What things do you suggest I could do to make the best profit of my situation?

    PS: I am a freshman. I have a family, is not like I can quit job, because I cant.
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    (Original post by bryansilva10)
    Ok, I will start this thread by explaining how my schedule works and then I will explain what is my problem.

    I wake up at 7am and have classes at 9 until 1pm. Then I go to work part time until 5pm and then im back at home. I rest until 7 and then I study until 9pm, then I take another brake and study again, usually i go to sleep around midnight.

    So, I am enrolled into 4 classes in college and I have to read at least 30 pages (sometimes more) before each class, because they make short quizes each class. Or they make you participate in class, so you have to read the required readings every day. That is like 100 pages every day, let alone writing papers and essays, and I CANT find enough time to read everything, and if I read it, I cant retain most of it and I feel totally lost in class and tests. Even knowing that I am doing my best.

    What things do you suggest I could do to make the best profit of my situation?

    PS: I am a freshman. I have a family, is not like I can quit job, because I cant.
    Study whilst you commute, use podcasts and lecture recordings and things like that. Try and get a good skim reading technique, like just reading introductions, topic sentences and conclusions to figure out what is relevant or not.
 
 
 
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