Wednesday, February 25, 2009

MBA and Time management

So finally, I got sucked into the vicious circle of "being short of time" for everything everyday. My first trimester (though tiring) didn't really eat into my sleeping time, which I comfortably had still held at an average of 7-8 hours (that's a luxury by an MBA student's standard). And I was smirking to myself that having sleepless nights in MBA was a myth. If you work smart, you can always sleep well.

Then came the last 3 weeks of trimester 2, and I realized that "smart working" is a myth. If the professors try hard enough, they can actually make you sleep less. Having multiple submissions, presentations and tests on the same day became a norm, and Mr Smart Pants could no longer stick to his routine!

Though I still don't do all-nighters (every student's worst nightmare!). I have come down on my sleeping hours to an average of 6 (which means at times I have gone down to the magical figure of 4 hours a day!). Hahaha. I know this is still a lot more for most of you. But at 6 hours per day, my brain stops working and I am like a walking zombie. Looking at people and registering an hour later that I just saw that person!!

If you know, zombies are not much creative people. Same here. My sense of humor has diminished to the level that even reading the word "humor" makes me laugh :) !! If I wrote blogs at that state, I would sound like a news reporter (I bet you already noticed it here!).

My Trimester 3 starts on Monday and I await another onslaught of assignments, presentations and tests. Not that I am complaining, but then, I am not made for sleeping less :) !!!


  1. This is sadder than the movie 'Kuch Kuch hota hai'... I am in tears :(

  2. Ya, I know!! I should have added some more melodramatic scenes "Nahi! Tum muzhe iss haal main chod kar nahi ja sakte" or "Main tumhari bachhe ki maan banane waali hoon" kinds :) !!

  3. I sleep 7 hours on average. *smug look*

    But I still feel like a zombie in the morning, without my kopi.