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15 Oct 2019

Category: Productivity

Productivity, Student Life

How to Prepare for A New Semester 

Preparation for a new semester starts when you first register for classes. However, there is much you can do in a few weeks before the semester begins or even in the first few weeks of school. When you feel prepared, it reduces your stress level and helps you feel the excitement of the first school days. Here is another article of how to start a new semester strongly.
Below are seven simple steps to prepare for the new semester.

Productivity, Student Life

How To Plan Your College Classes For Success 

As we’re preparing for a new semester, are you getting organized for your college classes? In this post, we walk you through a simple process of creating a Course-At-A-Glance Sheet. Getting familiar with fundamentals of a course early on will help you to improve your time management skills and, most importantly, reduce your stress level when the first days of the semester arrive.

Currently, we’re running a Beginning-of-Semester sale in our Etsy shop. You get 30% off on our new Class Planning Kits and Semester Planning Kits. Course-At-A-Glance Sheet is one of 13 unique planner sheets in the Class Planning Kit. It’s also included in a larger 17-page Semester Planning Kit. All college student planners are editable and available in two attractive designs. There is no waiting, as you receive an instant pdf download when your order.

Indeed, college life gets very busy quickly. As the above quote rightly says, “you can’t build a great building on a weak foundation.”

To build a strong foundation for success, let’s go over each class you are registered for and collect important information using the check list below.

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Productivity, Student Life

The Four Conditions To Increase Your Motivation 

I’ve heard expressions like “I need more motivation” and “I just don’t have enough motivation to do this” many times. And I’m sure you have heard them too. Of course, it would be nice to wake up, get a cup of motivation, and go on with your day. Unfortunately, this is not how it works. Motivation is not something we can get. Let me explain what I mean.

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How to Easily Create Your Semester Schedule in Google Calendar 

In this video, I will show you how to import a list of events into the Google Calendar from a simple Excel spreadsheet. You will learn how to create a new calendar and import a list of events from an Excel spreadsheet. It saves tons of time on manually entering events that are similar into Google calendar. Download our Excel spreadsheet, add your events to it, and upload them into your Google calendar in minutes. Happy planning!

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How to Stop Procrastinating and Achieve More 

Procrastination is defined as the behavior of voluntarily delaying an intended course of action despite the negative consequences of this delay. Someone who is procrastinating postpones the initiation or completion of a commitment until the last minute, until after a predetermined deadline, or indefinitely. Sounds familiar? As you can see, there is a variety of ways we can procrastinate.

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Top 7 Productivity Podcasts To Get The Most Out Of Your Commute 

For all commuters out there, we put together a list of productivity podcasts that you can listen to while driving. Commute can take up a lot of time in our schedule. The average travel time to work in the United States is 26 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you commute 26 minutes in both directions 5 times a week, that adds up to a total of nine full days in a year spent traveling to work and back. As the economy continues to grow, daily commute time is likely to increase.