First thing in the term you should create a four month term calendar. Consult your syllabi and make note of exam dates and dates for important assignments and projects. Simon Fraser University created this webpage with great instructions of creating such a "wall" calendar (could be within your digital calendar too!)
Once you've created a term calendar, the next step is to create a master weekly schedule that shows all of your fixed commitments (classes, work, etc) and the times you dedicated to study blocks. We have Simon Fraser University to thank for this great information on creating a master weekly schedule.
Most successful people organize a task list (some in the morning, some weekly). Develop this important skill, which will help you now in your studies and afterwards in your career and personal life. (University of Guelph)
Break your study time into shorter study periods: 25-min focused study followed by a 5-min break. Shorter study periods allow us to maintain intense focus for maximal performance! (UBC student, Gena Ellett, 2016)
Use the Assignment Planner to help you complete your research essay assignments. Enter the start date and deadline for your assignment and the system will suggest a timeline of dates for steps to complete your essay. In addition, the system provides some useful support along the way!
50 productivity tips to help you better manage your time by 1. increasing your focus, 2. finding ways to save time, 3. using tips to prioritize your time, and 4. seeing ideas for getting motivated. Spend a few minutes scanning this infographic -- it will be well worth your time :-)
Use this Final Exam Study Scheduler to create your personal study schedule when preparing to write final exams. This Study Scheduler will help you make effective use of your time and spend adequate study time for each of your courses.