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By Neilish, history, 7 weeks ago, In English

-I am currently in the 10th grade and due to the lockdown and closing of schools I was able to spend 10 hours a day learning and practicing for competitive programming. But here they are going to open schools soon and it will be conducted for 8 hours a day. I would still want to continue my programming on the same level. How to?

My schedule this month:

-Wake up(5-6) — 6) — 9:00 CP+breakfast

-9:00-12:15 school + cp in breaks (online class due to you know)

-12:15 — 3:00 school work and study

-3:30 — 7:30 cp

-7:30 — 8:30 school other stuff and test prep

-9:00 — 11:00 cp

-How can i make it better?

 
 
 
 
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Competitive programming is useless, go to school kid.

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Solve problems during lessons.

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    Oh. School is going to open next year January(probably). Any tips on how to execute this successfully? :)

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      I went to brick and mortar, and since math class was easy, I just brought my own problems and solved them instead of doing the book's problems. The same approach cannot really work for competitive programming because well...computer. But a lot of the time (at least for the easy cp problems I'm doing), I spend more time thinking than implementing. No one is stopping you from thinking?

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        No one can see or hear what am thinking.(atleast i believe)

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    I actually do this.

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do homework in class and solve problems after school

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ignore the school : )

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    It's pretty easy till the school slams you with an approaching semester exam notice. Speaking from experience :(

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      well for exams you have your best friends and one discord channel : )

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        FRIENDS? huh never heard of em .Just gut one but he is too selfish to share notes . friends ...

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          first step finding good friends.

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            You mean I have to talk to them? That's difficult But I'm going to try.

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              stay neutral with people. Don't necessarily need to befriend them :p works for me

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      I know right? It is happening to me at this moment.(exams have been announced).

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    would love to :) :(

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You can fix a schedule and give proper timing to both to of them.

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Skip class to participate in contests. If the school allows it you can have your parents tell them you are competing; if they don't then have them say you're sick.

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I'm just starting now and have limited time only(2 years {IOI}).So I want(need)to spend more time .For school during my first 8 years I studied only during exams and got in top(the top).But now I need(don't want to) to spend more time .LOL I had never studied before exams and now I have to. How to schedule so school gets just enough time?(no hw just studies)

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OK, I see you are from TN, Let me tell you in detail, The answer actually depends on wether you are preparing for JEE/NEET/NDA/BITSAT or other entrance exams, let me cover both side by side. Even though I am not an "eligible Coder" to answer this, i may know a thing or two about School life and Coding combined.

1) CBSE/ICSE/State and preparing for JEE or any entrance : I highly reccomend you to focus on JEE, They are very much important and often require your best efforts that is, if you want to get into NITs or IITs and spend very little time in CP, you can practise for 1 to 2 hr on weekends (this is what I did and I got 97 percentile in JEE and that was not enough ) and i am currently diving deep into CP. If you can get into a good college then you can quickly grow in CP, like very fast, many of my friends who are of my class are apprentice ranks already, and college started like 2 months ago

2) CBSE/ICSE/State Board and no entrance : In this senario you can very well practise for CP after school homework is done in the evenings and at night and also on weekends, If you are state board, then its awesome since you wont be having many things to do except for school. Read CP books and practise a lot. Also this helps a lot in your +1 and +2 CS subjects.

Hope this helps you my friend :)

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    Bro, I think he's thinking on preparing for IOI.

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      What will he get preparing for IOI ? trust me ,JEE is much more important . If you entered a reputed college . Half of the battle is already won.

      There he can focus on CP , and have a very good environment . And can practice without the tension of placements .

      Yes ,if he can manage both JEE and IOI , then its fine .

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Don't fall in love.keep distance

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Like when do you play games or watch Netflix :3

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School's conducting tests(simple) From 14-23 December. I am going to use this to assess the least time required to prepare for a exam.