Plan for Real Life
Be realistic about what you can accomplish each day. For example, make sure you have gaps of time between activities to allow for travel, eating, and down time.
Give Yourself Enough Time
Budget at least 1 hour of homework for every hour of class time. If you have a 3-credit class, schedule at least 3 hours of homework time each week for that class alone.
Plan Out Study Times
Plan blocks of time when you can study and work on assignments. Then figure out what work you need to do in each time slot.
Plan for Fun Time
Leave time in your schedule for things that you enjoy to do, and don't forget to schedule downtime. Give yourself the okay to hang out with friends and watch the latest season on Netflix. Just remember to schedule in the time so you know how many hours you have free, and stick to it.
Don't Over Commit
Try to avoid cramming you schedule with activities and tasks. Leave some time for flexibility. And remember, you are not going to be able to predict all of the unexpected events that will happen throughout the week.
Spread Things Out
Try to spread your activities without fixed times across the week so they are not all concentrated on already busy days.
Steps to Creating a Weekly Schedule
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