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Sleep more. Relax more. Study just a little bit less. It's important to study hard and to study effectively. Unfortunately, it sounds like you're studying hard, but not effectively. You say you're studying 11 hours a day, but I'm willing to bet that a lot of that time isn't actually strengthening your knowledge and understanding; staring blankly at a ...


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Preparing for a high-stakes exam isn't fun. Been there, done that. I don't know much beyond you aside from this question, but I'd ask yourself what are the consequences of success / failure on this exam? It could be that you're not passionate about the engineering. In the end, that's fine. Not everyone is an engineer. The consequences may be that you ...


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As far as cooking and eating is concerned, you could buy a rice cooker (suihanki, in Japanese). It can cut your cooking time to nearly zero if you eat rice every day (which is suboptimal, but so is working 56 hours/week). You literally just have to throw in the rice, the water, close it and press a button. To make it more complete I suggest you to add also ...


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58 hour weeks should be relatively straightforward to manage if you build some structure into your working day. It should be completely manageable. My current day job is about the same (I have reduced my working hours from 100 hour weeks to 50-60 hour weeks over the last couple of years), and in the remaining time I fit in leading two professional ...


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I have never personally had to deal with quite the level of workload that you are attempting. However, I have a few thoughts that may help. Look into Soylent. It might seem absurd at first, but if you don't mind being a little bit spartan, it could save you a ton of time from cooking meals. Plus, it would be easy to work while consuming (not always so easy ...


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I think that these mini-breaks can be quite productive even if you don't do anything. If you disconnect all inputs to your mind for a while, it doesn't exactly go silent, your mind will find something for you, might be something you are forgetting, or something more creative like a solution to a problem. My personal experience is that I get the most new ...



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