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Whether you are trying to solve a math problem or are trying to figure out a numerical in physics. Or you are trying to understand a chemical reaction, or preparing for your exam. Being productive about it is the most important thing. So, what does it mean to be productive? Can you score higher marks by being productive? To understand these questions better, we first have to learn about productivity. Productivity is the measure of how much work a person can do in a unit of time. For students, productivity means the ability to perform great in their studies. This answers one of our questions. Being productive in your studies can help you score higher marks.

Increasing productivity

This takes us to another question. What does it mean to be productive in your studies? Being productive in your studies means that you can solve many questions with ease. But, the answer does not end here. Being productive in studies also requires the ability to manage time. Focus on different subjects and other activities. Also, the amount of input and determination one can put in to achieve success. So, can you do it? You see, being productive is quite different for every person. Thus, the very first thing to do in order to increase your productivity is to change your mindset. Then you can follow these initial rules or steps to get yourself going in the right direction.


As it is stated above being productive in your studies also requires the ability to manage time. It also means that one should be able to create a timetable or routine and should be able to keep up with it. It is one of the most important things necessary to become productive in your studies. So, how can you make a productive routine? The first thing you need is a good night’s sleep. Because if you don’t get enough sleep you will not be able to work properly, and will feel sleepy throughout the day.

Develop a productive routine for yourself

The next important thing to do is give yourself enough time to prepare and have breakfast. Before you leave for college or university. Meaning that you should not rush in the morning, get ready for your work with ease, and have a healthy breakfast. Also, the most important thing you need to do is to make a to-do list in the morning. In which you will state all your tasks that are necessary to be completed on that day. You should write the most important task in bold letters. Now, the most important and difficult thing to do is to follow that to-do list. So make sure you are persistent enough to follow the list.


Procrastination is the enemy of productivity. So, to be productive, you will need to fight procrastination which is not an easy thing to do. To avoid procrastination in your daily productive routine. You should complete the hardest or the longest task at the start of your day. You are likely to procrastinate less at the beginning of your day. Also, if you complete the hardest task first the rest of the task will become easy. This will help you further in fighting procrastination. Another thing that you can do is reduce distractions from your working desk. Yes, it includes your phone as well. The fewer distractions you will have in front, the less you will procrastinate. You can also reward yourself after completing a task to keep yourself motivated. Finally, you can set goals for yourself to keep up with your goals.

Tackle the hardest task first to avoid procrastination


Having goals is also necessary to become productive. But, these goals should not be too overwhelming for you. Because if these goals are enormous, you will not be able to complete them and will be burdened by them. Yet, it is necessary to achieve these goals as well. So, the thing you can do here is to break that goal into smaller achievable tasks. This way you will not be overwhelmed by your goals and will be able to achieve them by completing the tasks one by one. This will also help you in avoiding procrastination. Because the bigger the task is the more you will procrastinate about it. Thus, by breaking the bigger task into smaller tasks you can avoid procrastination.

Break goals into smaller acheivable tasks


It is necessary to take breaks as well. Because both your mind and your body will not be able to keep up with your studies. So, breaks are necessary to become productive as well. Research shows that taking purposeful breaks from your studies will increase your energy. It will also improve productivity, and your ability to focus as well. But, scrolling through social media does not count as a purposeful break. Then what does a purposeful break means? Taking a break from your studies means that you should give your brain time to rest. You can also recall and revise what you have studied. Thus, in your break time, you should not do a task that diverts your focus from your studies.

Take regular breaks and clean your desk

So, what can you do during your break time? There are various things you can do while you are on a break from your studies. But, as stated above you should not do a task that diverts your attention from studying. Instead, you can go for a walk, or have a cup of coffee or tea. Or you can clean and organize your study desk in break time as well. Because having a clean and organized desk will increase your productivity. It will also improve your focus, and can also reduce stress. All because of a clean and organized environment.

Clean Desk


You can also use technology to help yourself in becoming more organized. Various applications can help you in increasing your productivity. These digital apps can also help you plan your day better. They can also remind you of your daily tasks and goals. You can also organize and keep track of your tasks and your daily progress. Some common digital apps that you can use include the notes app on your phone. This will help you take important notes about your goals. You can also make your to-do list on the notes app as well. Another application you can use is the clock to note the time that you take to complete your task. It will also help you in increasing your speed at performing tasks. You can also download other applications from the internet. Like, Hive, Todoist, and many more.

Digital applications

These are the following steps that you can take to become more productive in your studies. These steps can also help you in becoming productive on another task that you are doing. You can also look up other productivity tips on the internet. Here is another article about productivity that you can read. Remember the most important thing in being productive is to avoid procrastination. For that, you have to be persistent and true to your goal.