11 Ways to Maximize Your Study Time

  1. plan first for the important things of life, like exercise, family, friends, and spiritual practice
  2. have a goal
  3. study the tough stuff first
  4. be aware of your best time of day
  5. use waiting time
  6. feel free to say no
  7. if you can’t focus, try working on something else that is on your plan
  8. ask: what is one task that will move me toward my goal?
  9. ask: am I being too hard on myself?
  10. ask: can I do just one more thing before stopping?
  11. ask: could I find the time if I really wanted to?

This information is adapted from Becoming a Master Student by Dave Ellis.