As a student, you are in control of your study time. With no manager keeping track of your hours and no personal trainer guiding your progress, it is up to you to set your own goals and stay motivated to get the most out of your university experience.
The big picture
To keep motivated on a daily basis, you need to have a clear understanding of why you have chosen your course and what you want to get out of it. Fill out the 3 questions below, then create document, and download your answers. Pin up your answers somewhere you can see them.
Reward your progress
As well as having clear goals, reward your progress along the way to help you stay on track. Rewards can be small or big. Try to schedule rewards so that you have something to look forward to at the end of each study session, week and term.