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To keep track of my assignments I created a note titled: Unfinished units (or assignments) where I wrote down the subject of that unit and what I needed to complete for the assignment of that unit. Eg: Unfinished Units Process Word Documents - Final Assessment, Skill Builder, Assessment Activities << (I would also highlight the tasks to know ...


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When dealing with procrastination, which is something I suffered from all the way through school and finally started to help with in college, it was never a matter of being distracted causing me not to do the work, rather I found distractions to help me put the work off. I was in accelerated classes growing up and we had some counselor talks about ...


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Anything you can do to better structure your day, will lower your distractability. If this is a chronic problem, you may want to consider getting screened for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). For me, the strategies and treatment for this condition makes big difference in lowering my own distractability.


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Things that helped me are: Every time you get off track, note it down, how long for and what you think triggered it. Use this information to plan against future procrastination and to see if you are making progress at beating the problem. Break down large and challenging tasks into smaller parts and use this to track your progress Sandwich tasks you hate ...


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Part of the remit of universities is to position the trade-off between teaching as much as they can with preparing as many individuals as possible for careers. Typically this balance is designed to challenge your learning ability. You will have a lot of information thrown at you, and be expected to do an awful lot of study. Based on everything I know of ...


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I think picking three major projects you want to work on in a given day (no more than three - you can always add more to your list if you're done with the previous three) and working relentlessly to get them finished is a good strategy. You'll see your projects finishing one after the other and you'll have a better sense of accomplishment than being 50% done ...


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I don't see those as being mutually exclusive. Why not learn enough for the exam on both and dive deeper into the one you are more interested in? My college had a combined class on data mining and data warehousing. I was a bit peeved because much more time was spent on the theory of the first subject and I was more interested in the practical application of ...



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