Take charge of your time
“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”
― Denis Waitley
The board exams are almost here. And now begins the race against time. Who emerges a winner depends upon who has the meticulously worked game plan ready to act upon. My experience as a Principal and teacher has been that focused efforts in these days do bring in favourable results for many. Board results have always brought in surprises for me. I have found average performers of the session getting better scores, at times even more than the top performers. What I mean to emphasise is that these last few days are truly valuable, and you have a lot to gain from every moment spent judiciously on areas of your concern.
I don’t mean to say that it’s going to be easy, but it’s for sure going to be worth your effort. So take charge of your time and actions, and say “I Can.”
3 commandments to be a smart player:
Smart work plan:
- Focus on what all you have to do. How much do you need to put into every subject?
- PRIORTISE your subjects/topics as per your performance in the test exams at school. Remember, the time at your disposal before the boards is limited.
- Blocks of dedicated study time with breaks will help.
- Remember to do difficult subjects when you are fresh.
Organising the study place:
- A GOOD learning environment always inspires. Windows opening to natural surroundings or a garden brighten up the spirits.
- Identify your study place so as to concentrate better on your work. It’s time to avoid all distractions – mobiles, television, social networking sites, friends – everything!
- Arrange all resources within reach. Keep bookmarks and notepads handy.
- A timer on your study table is a must.
“Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.” ~ Alexander Pope
Keep your mind in action by revising /reviewing the formulae, notes and visuals of content.
Hope you are already into action till I come back to you soon!