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    Whenever I come home from school I'm really tired and have no time for revision of subjects. Because of this, I always opt for doing homework at the weekends but whenever I have plans, always end up rushing it. I also never do revision if I don't have a test to do and I need to to learn.

    Any advice on revison ideas and time management would be great thank you.
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    I struggle with this too. It’s mainly about motivation and self care. When you come home, have a warm bath, a facemask? And work for an hour at least. Then get an early night around 9pm. That’s what I tend to do ,sorry I’m not much help
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    Improving time-management skills is a difficult but necessary task for a student. I share the scheme that helped me a lot. Follow and become the better version of yourself:
    1. Track Your Time Expenses
    Write down all your activities and time you spend on them during the first week. You can also install a time-tracking app on your device (Toggl, Tick, etc.) Take a look at your log after a week. Now you can see a problem you need to overcome.
    2. Unavoidable Tasks Go First
    Sleeping, taking a shower, and eating are things you must do. Besides, you have academical responsibilities: attending classes, doing homework, passing exams. Now your task is to make a list of the most important activities that take much of your time. Then, compose another list that includes things you would like to do: going out with friends, attending a gym, scrolling through posts on Facebook.
    3. Fill In Your Day Planner
    Install a tool that will help you to plan your time (Asana or Todoist). Estimate how much time you need to complete each activity. Your timetable will be pretty similar every week, so regulate the time slot if you overestimated or underestimated required amount for a particular task.
    4. Be Flexible
    Do not feel anxious or angry if something changes your plans. Just try to leave enough free room on your schedule to compensate time for unpredictable events. By the end of the week, plan a course of action for the new tasks and sort out old ones you have not managed to reschedule them.
    Completing about 70% of your tasks is not an excuse to worry. Remember, the more you practice, the more skilled you become. I found these time-management tricks for college students to learn here - https://papercoach.net/blog/time-man...n/?rt=86y5NKzj They are priceless and will be extremely useful throughout your whole life.
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    wow cindy.ny advice is amazing!

    Another important thing is that you really shouldn't be studying only on weekends. There is actual scientific research showing that we learn much more if we do a little bit every day than if we do a lot in only a single day. This blog explains more: https://senecalearning.com/blog/revision-tips/
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    (Original post by cindy.ny)
    Improving time-management skills is a difficult but necessary task for a student. I share the scheme that helped me a lot. Follow and become the better version of yourself:
    1. Track Your Time Expenses
    Write down all your activities and time you spend on them during the first week. You can also install a time-tracking app on your device (Toggl, Tick, etc.) Take a look at your log after a week. Now you can see a problem you need to overcome.
    2. Unavoidable Tasks Go First
    Sleeping, taking a shower, and eating are things you must do. Besides, you have academical responsibilities: attending classes, doing homework, passing exams. Now your task is to make a list of the most important activities that take much of your time. Then, compose another list that includes things you would like to do: going out with friends, attending a gym, scrolling through posts on Facebook.
    3. Fill In Your Day Planner
    Install a tool that will help you to plan your time (Asana or Todoist). Estimate how much time you need to complete each activity. Your timetable will be pretty similar every week, so regulate the time slot if you overestimated or underestimated required amount for a particular task.
    4. Be Flexible
    Do not feel anxious or angry if something changes your plans. Just try to leave enough free room on your schedule to compensate time for unpredictable events. By the end of the week, plan a course of action for the new tasks and sort out old ones you have not managed to reschedule them.
    Completing about 70% of your tasks is not an excuse to worry. Remember, the more you practice, the more skilled you become. I found these time-management tricks for college students to learn here - https://papercoach.net/blog/time-man...n/?rt=86y5NKzj They are priceless and will be extremely useful throughout your whole life.
    Thank you so much this is really useful, I will definitely use this advice all throughout my education. Especially when revising for my GCSE's! I've showed all my friends aand they found this extremely useful. Xx
 
 
 

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