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8 Ways to Take Control of Your Time 申請留學學習之時間管理 8 招

VIS is authorized by the College Board to provide AP (Advanced Placement) courses. The following article is from the official College Board website. It provides us with 8 ways to take control of your time.
 

VIS 為美國大學理事會(College Board)正式認證學校經授權可開授AP課程。以下文章出自於美國大學理事會 College Board 官網,提供中文翻譯給學生家長參考,讓我們一同來看看申請留學學習之時間管理 8 招。

Original source 原文出處:  
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/plan-for-college/college-prep/stay-motivated/8-ways-to-take-control-of-your-time

8 Ways to Take Control of Your Time
申請留學學習之時間管理 8 招

 

1. Make a to-do list every day
每天建立代辦清單

Put the most important tasks at the top, even if they're things you're dreading, and tackle them first. Include things you want to do on your list too, so you have items you're looking forward to. Try motivating yourself with a reward if you get to everything on your list.
準備申請留學的每一天,都要把最重要的事項挪到前面,就算是你害怕做的事情也要先處理完。也把你想做的事情放進清單裡,這樣今天才值得你期待。不妨給自己一點動力,如果完成了清單上的每件事情,就給自己獎勵。

2. Keep your work with you
工作帶著走

That way, if you find yourself with extra time—while on the train or bus or waiting for an appointment—you can get something done.
如此一來,在通勤或等人的時候,要是有多餘的時間,手邊就有事情做,距離申請海外留學的成功之路就更近了。

3. Don't be afraid to say no
勇敢拒絕

It's OK to say no if your friend asks you to go to a movie one night but you have a test the next morning. Instead, find a time that works for both of you and go see the movie then.
隔天一早有小考,但晚上朋友卻約你看電影?其實先婉拒沒關係,找個大家都有空的時間,再一起去吧。

4. Find your productive time
找到適合自己的用功時段

Are you a morning person or a night person? You'll be more efficient if you work when you're at your best.
你是晨型人,還是夜貓族?在你能夠發揮最高效率的時間好好用功吧。

5. Create a dedicated study time
設下專心唸書的固定時間

Set up a time devoted only to studying or homework. Shut off your phone and respond to calls or texts when your work is finished. Don't check email or surf the Web (except when you need to for the work you're doing) during this time either.
固定一個時間就用來專心唸書或是做作業。先把手機關機,事情做完再回電話或簡訊。這段時間也別收信或是上網(除非是需要上網才能做的事情)。

6. Budget your time
妥善安排時間

Figure out how much time you usually spend on your activities and then create a weekly schedule to follow. Determine how much free time you have before you add any commitments. And don't forget to schedule time to relax.
了解你做某間事需要多少時間訂出每週進度並好好遵守。增加任何工作之前都要先決定還剩下多少時間可用,也別忘了排定放鬆時間。

7. Don't get sidetracked
不要偏離軌道

If you find yourself wasting time on unimportant things, stop, check your to-do list and get back to what's at the top. Maybe you're procrastinating because you're not sure how to move forward on a school project. If that's the problem, check with your teacher to clear things up so you can get moving.
如果你發現自己在不重要的事情上浪費時間請停下手邊事情再度檢視待辦清單並回去處理清單裡的前面要項。或許你的拖延是因為不知道怎麼進行某個學校作業,如果是這樣的問題,可以問老師,把問題釐清再回頭繼續。

8. Get a good night's sleep
睡個好覺

Your brain needs rest to perform at its peak. If it's time to sleep, list the things you still need to get done on the next day's to-do list and go to bed.
你的腦袋需要休息才能維持巔峰狀態的效能。如果到了睡覺時間,就把還沒做完的事情挪到明天的待辦事項裡,先好好睡一覺吧。

 

Original source 原文出處:  
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/plan-for-college/college-prep/stay-motivated/8-ways-to-take-control-of-your-time


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If you would like to discuss college options further, please make an appointment with our college counselor Rosalyn Shih ( collegecounseling@vis.tp.edu.tw ) to find out more.

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