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My plans for this university year | 2018

My 3rd year of Dental School is starting in the beginning of October and as I don’t really know yet if I am excited or not I’ve decided to share with you all that I am planning to do this school year!

  1. Use my bullet journal more. I have to say that this is one of my priorities because as I am more involved in my blog now, I want to be able to keep track of everything and having a bullet journal is the right way to do it. If you want some ideas of how I set it up for this month check out this post. However, I know a lot of people prefer to just buy a planner so they won’t have to decorate each month and draw a lot of lines. In case you are one of them, I recommend you to check out the Academic Planner from Erin Condren. They are so beautiful and all you have to do is start filling them up.
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  3. Use binders. I’ve done this a bit at the end of my 2nd year of Dental School buy only to organize all my classes so I can neatly put them apart. This time, I am planning on organizing all my classes in one or 2 binders and fill them up as I go. We do use a lot of books but we also have to print a lot of courses so this will be a nice way to keep me on track with every class.
  4. Make my notes on time. I swear every time I start a new year I say to myself that I am going to write my notes from my books, so when the exams are here all I have to do is learn them. As you can obviously figure it out by yourself, this never happens and I end up writing a bunch of stuffs down 2 nights before my exams so I can learn faster and in my own way. Not this time! I am planning on starting to write my notes after each class whenever I have some free time or in the weekend.
  5. Meal prep. I always have cooked food around my house but somehow I end up eating out or ordering. This school year, I plan on investing in some nice casseroles to store my meals in so when I come home for a 2 hour break I’ll have some healthy food to eat right away.
  6. Read the course before every lab. Being as lazy as I am, this will be really hard for me but, I really should start doing it so I can actually have an idea of  what the teacher will say in the lab. I have done this I think only once or twice before and it felt good and it actually helped me a lot with really understanding the topic.

What are your plans for this school year? I would love to hear them and maybe add more on my list!

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15 thoughts on “My plans for this university year | 2018”

  1. great post, i’m not in school right now but i want to go to college next year so this was really helpful since i tend to be really disorganized

  2. Great plan and goals!! I am not in school, but also come home for short breaks where it is helpful to have a meal prepared to reheat. I send my husband to work with his “school lunch” that I made in the crock pot. I make several styles of chili including chicken and sweet potato. I believe I may have four or five of them on my blog, that are fairly prep and you can separate them to freeze too.

    I wish you the best for a great school year!! Shout to me if you try a recipe! Crock pot chicken has the least prep, if that makes a difference to you. It is like Mexican chicken gumbo sort of.
    xoxo Michelle

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