« on: December 15, 2009, 04:05:45 AM »
I put in about 50-60 hours throughout the term (including class time), but I was doing all of my classwork, outlining, and going through supplements at the same time. Since I followed this method continuously, my workload didn't amp up a ton during finals and I was able to get 7-8 hours of sleep per night during crunch time. I did take weekends off completely until the last month before finals, though. It's really about how you organize your schedule and how efficient your study time is. I've seen others spend 80 hours a week "studying," which really means about 50 studying or in class and 30 on Facebook and G-Chat. That's an easy way to burn out and not learn the material even though a lot of time is being put into school.