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Practical Strategies: How To Handle A Huge Amount Of Homework

Dealing with a huge amount of homework can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have the best study skills.  The either procrastinate on their work or don’t have a routine set up so the work will get done.  This can be a problem that will affect the way that they learn and how they get your homework done.  But don’t worry because these are all things that can be corrected with discipline.

How To Handle A Huge Amount Of Homework

  • Firstly, you want to have an agenda or notebook that will keep track of all your assignment.  This will include the assignment and the due date.  This way you know what needs to be done and when.  You should also have separate notebooks and folders for each class, this will keep you homework more organized.

  • I know some of you like to work ahead in certain subjects but don’t do that only do what you are assigned.  Doing more may seem like a good thing but you are giving yourself extra unnecessary work.

  • Always start with the hardest subject when you sit down to do your homework.  You can get that out of the way or come back to it if you get stuck.  But if you get stuck do another assignment and come back to that one.

  • Try to do your studying on the weekends or if you have free time.  Doing studying during homework might be distracting to you.

  • Don’t wait to do your homework, do it as soon as you get home.  This will be less stressful and give you more free time afterwards.

  • Break all your homework into different times.  Estimating how long each assignment you do will give you an estimate at how long you will be doing homework, which will push you to work harder.

  • Don’t be afraid to take breaks from your homework.  About every hour or so take a fifteen-minute break.  You can walk around, grab a snack, check social media or email but don’t turn on the television or you won’t finish your assignments.

  • If you have a chance do most of your work in school, in study halls, lunch, or on the bus ride home.

  • Have an understanding that the sooner you do your homework the better because then you retain information better.

  • If you have something due at a later date, start it now. If you get it done sooner, you won’t have to worry about it later.

  • And lastly, don’t save homework to do late a night.  You need sleep and staying up till midnight doing your homework won’t help you the next day at school.