Four Ways to Get Organized the Semester

If your semester is underway, and between taking notes, reading textbooks, and continuing to live through a global pandemic, it can be challenging to keep track of everything.

1. Make a plan. Stick to it.

Trying to remember everything is next to impossible. Get a planner to write down due dates and save yourself a headache later. If you don’t want to carry a physical planner, try using the calendar app on your phone. Did you know using a planner can improve your focus and memory?

 

2. Stay grounded and rooted in routine.

It’s easy to fall into the trap of writing in the planner the first few weeks of the semester and then ditching it, even if you are determined to use it. Make it part of your routine every day. Make it a habit (it takes 21 days to make a habit) to use your planner for at least 10 minutes a day whether it’s to write new tasks or review upcoming due dates. It feels good to cross things off your to-do list. Give it a try!

3. Give yourself the gift of time.

Time is your greatest asset, yet it always feels like it’s against you. Juggling work and school make it feel like there isn’t enough of it. Organizing your scholarly and professional tasks gives you more control over time.

4. Use every tool to succeed.

There are numerous free resources to help you succeed in the college semester. Whether you need apps for writing or apps for planning, help is out there. Use technology to your advantage to get organized and ready for success. If you need extra help, our essay writing service is here for you 24/7.

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