How to work and study efficiently

This week is the perfect storm. Apparently professors are very good at taking the number of weeks in a semester and dividing by three because they all decided this was the week. My projects, presentations, papers and exams won’t catch me off-guard though; I saw them coming thanks to some foresight (a calendar).

But, how do you make the best use of your time?

Determine your priorities

Sure, it sounds pretty straight-forward, you probably even know how what prioritizing means. The real question being: do you really practice it? It’s our nature to just do the easiest tasks first because it’s most rewarding. I admit it, we’ve become dependent on instant gratification. But, I