Keep a To-Do List

Keep a To-Do List

Maybe, of these three, this is the most "obvious" one, everyone knows that he/she should have to keep a physical or digital list to keep their tasks and avoid forgetting one. The best way to do this though, is to make it as simple as possible, keeping yourself away from losing the emotion of doing something at least slightly new.

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Batch Similar Tasks

Keep a list with all the tasks you have to do, and rewrite that list with different colors, writing with the same tasks that have something in common, not about the subject but about the matter.

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Reserve Time Each Day in your Calendar for Doing the Big Tasks

Often, we are told to develop a big project during the classes since day one. For that kind of projects, you should reserve time each day (at most 30 minutes). By doing so, you will complete that project earlier than expected, you won't be worrying about deadlines and you will finish it before you notice it even started.

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Automate Decisions
  • Transfer money to your savings account every time you receive a paycheck
  • Choose all your outfits for your week on Sunday and hang them in the closet in order
  • Subscribe to a weekly fresh delivery of organic vegetables and fruits to your home
  • Standardize the typical daily meals you like the most, saving time in cooking and grocery shopping
  • Prepare your sports bag every night and put it in your car. If you prefer running the morning, leave your running shoes near the bed
  • Automate all electronic gadgets to go into sleep mode at a certain hour

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The only best way to study effectively

There are two main ways to study effectively :

  • Spaced repetition
  • Active recall

Spaced repetition :

There is a forgetting curve for all of us. So every few days the information has to be recalled.

Active recall :

Active recall is done by testing ourselves about the information which helps retain it much longer.

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