The pandemic has been difficult for everyone in one way or another. Whether you’re a student in school or college, you’ve probably had to adjust your academic lifestyle. With the majority of classes being online and many teachers implementing asynchronous learning, it’s normal if you’ve found yourself struggling to grasp class content and stay focused. Many of my classes are asynchronous this quarter, which means that my professors record their lectures and give us the option to watch lectures on our own time. We still have to take our exams on certain days and complete assignments before deadlines. This might sound familiar to you, or your classes might have a slightly different structure.
Time management has always been a struggle for me, and I know many other students as well. If anything, COVID has just made time management more of a struggle for me. Not being forced to watch lectures synchronously has proven to be difficult in keeping up with my classes. Here are some tips for all us to be a little more productive and manage our time wisely.
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With the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools moved to online school, utilizing Zoom and other virtual technology to teach students and give assessments. For students, this was a huge shift from life in the classroom to learning from the comfort of their own home. Now, with schools possibly going online for the fall semester, there may be an increased sense of anxiety and stress among students, especially for those who struggle with learning outside of the classroom.
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It isn’t with the quantity of time put into studying, as anyone who has crammed the night before a test they subsequently failed will tell you. Some students have a lot to balance on their plate between school, work and other endeavors. Clearly, it’s important to develop good and efficient study skills early-on in your college career. So, if the secret to academic success isn’t to study more, then what is the key to doing well?
We don’t all learn the same way and that’s completely okay! While taking notes on lecture might be sufficient for your roommate- you might benefit from drawing out concepts. The point is it is crucial to find out, sooner rather than later, what works best for you.