See the difference between managing attention and managing time How to organize yourself to study? See unmissable tips!


  • 1. Build a study schedule
  • 2. Organize your study time
  • 3. Determine your priorities
  • 4. Organize your study space
  • 5. Use technology

Did you know that the way you organize yourself can say a lot about your studies?

It would be wonderful if we could spend hours and hours focused on our tasks, but the truth is that it is not always possible to follow a schedule with the necessary attention.

Gil Santana, professor of Socioemotional Skills at UFRJ and researcher in the field of University Mental Health, explains that there is a big difference between managing time and managing attention – and this tip can change everything.

When you organize your activities into different schedules, you are managing your time. When you describe everything you need to do by tasks, you are managing your attention.

Now, you will discover many important tips on how to organize yourself to study and how to better manage your time and activities and, thus, have greater productivity in your studies. Come on? Good reading!

1. Build a study schedule

To start having a good organization in your studies, the first thing is to put together a study schedule that is aligned with your goals and goals during your study journey.

With a good study schedule, the student avoids possible procrastination, does not get lost in the routine, increases focus and manages to be more disciplined.

2. Organize your study time

If you are studying for the Enem, Fuvest or other entrance exams, it is very important to determine your study schedule.

Analyze which time is best for you to study and which time you are most productive and energetic. Discovering this, separate the times in your study schedule and, preferably, that they are study blocks of no more than 50 minutes.

It is very important that you determine breaks during the subjects that you have separated throughout the day, so that your brain has time to relax and then resume studies more efficiently.

With all the right and determined schedules in a spreadsheet, follow them and get your hands dirty!

3. Determine your priorities

We’ve already talked about organizing the study schedule and schedules, but now you might be asking yourself: But where do I start studying and what subjects should I prioritize?

For these questions, a good tip is to define which subjects are easier and which are more difficult for you. Start by paying more attention to the hardest ones, then the medium ones, and then the easier ones.

That way you start to prioritize your studies in order of difficulty. We know it’s not easy to start with the subjects you don’t have much affinity for, but this is essential for success in studies and getting closer to the job you’ve been dreaming of!

4. Organize your study space

There’s nothing better than studying at an organized table, without that pile of books piled up and things scattered around, right?


Studying in an organized place can increase your productivity, it prevents you from having to get distracted to look for some material, it speeds up learning, reduces the chances of procrastinating, in short, only good things can be expected from an organized corner.

5. Use technology

Nowadays there are many resources available that help you organize your studies, work, personal life, etc.

Use the internet in favor of your learning! Look for quizzes, study apps, task organization websites, relaxed and study-focused YouTube channels, and much more. All of this will help you to have more focus, concentration and, of course, better organization.

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