What is a study plan? Why do we study? What makes us study? There are many questions which keep bugging us, all through our lives. People get into high schools, pass out to get admitted in the senior secondary schools, then go for universities to graduate, sometimes get their masters degree which in some of the cases even extends to the PhDs. But sometimes, we get confused as to why we need to study at all. If we get to ask the same question, 90% of the people will go for the answer, “To get a job.” So, we study to get a job, but sometimes we forget what we want for ourselves. Is it just the job for which we graduate with some convincing scores?
This answer can be satisfactory but not always leads to success. People say that “Hard work is the key to success,” but those people forget to mention that hard work in the right direction leads to success. You need to have some goal which you want to chase, and you can easily get it since your interest is involved. So, every time you think you want to study, you should first believe that you love what you study and then it would become as simple as playing a game where you are going to be the winner. If we love what we do it is never going to be boring, as study seems to be.
Success never comes easily. It needs your determination and constant hard work. To get that success, you first need to set your goals. Goals are an important part of our lives. If we don’t have a goal, we will never be able to focus. Setting goal is the first and foremost thing to be able to win over the things you want in life. Then comes, a plan, a study plan. Why we need a study plan? A study plan contains a set of rules to abide by, with a determination which helps us by making our goals, a success. Now the question arises, what should be included in a study plan? Your study plan firstly decides the number of hours; you need to give to your studies apart from the daily routine. Then comes, following the same schedule everyday and the schedule is to be maintained till you finally are satisfied with what you have learned since it is directly proportional to your performance in your exams. This step needs your dedication and determination. You might get some calls, some messages for a friend’s party, etc. but it should never change the schedule you have set for yourself. It’s also said that doing something for around 21 days becomes a habit and it’s not easy to get over that habit. So, you are in a win-win situation if you just start a small plan for at least 21 days, which can turn out to be the reason for your success. You can reward yourself after every session, watch a movie, read a book, or hang out with your friends. You can get away from the studies for some time if possible. You need to take care of yours, eat rightly and get exercise. Never stress yourself too much and take things at a time, as well as review daily.
It’s necessary that the place, where you are studying, is totally void of distractions. You need to find some quiet place and where you’re free from the distractions so that you may target the focus in studying. Now I did not say take hour-long breaks, however, small breaks and absorb your material. It’s crucial to put time in & doing so reward for 10 minutes if it is a productive hour. The strategy will keep you a bit fresh when studying for the multiple hours and can save you some time in a long run with no need to restudy the material. Prioritize the schedule with harder material first & save easier stuff for the later. Staying organized or prepared will save you some time while you’re studying. Let us face this nobody likes to study thus getting prepared or organized may save you some time.