1.Identify your GOALS. This one should do when in schools.for eg.IAS,IPS aspirants decide when in 8th std itself that they want to give UPSC exams.
2.Once decided approach people who have achieved similar goals.Make a list,meet them,make notes and frequently phone them once a week.
3.Subscribe/borrow magazines related to your subject.
4.Read newspapers daily.
5.Make friends with people who have similar goals.This will lessen the burden spent ,money spent on buying books,magazines,newscripts as you can exchange with one another.You can also sit together and discuss difficulties/qsns/doubts about certain topics and thus arrive at solutions.
6.Make a diary as to what you have to do each day.
7.Spend at least 8 -10 hrs a day for your GOAL.
8.Every week go for an outing to a picnic spot /for a day to relieve stress of the whole week in studying/training yourself.Your goal can be anything practicing cricket,badminton,studying for IAS,IPS,MBBS,CA,BTECH etc etc etc.
9.Plan properly subjectwise in a notebook as what to do,when to do and how to do. Make timetable for your daily routine.
10.In a day from your busy schedule you must devote 15 minutes /1/2 hr to either listen to music/make a painting/gardening/cooking/ etc.This will make you feel lighter.
11.Work dedicatedly consistently towards your GOAL.DO THE BEST AND LEAVE THE REST.
12.Then after working hard to acquire your achievements pray to the ALMIGHTY for success.In this manner you will become highly successful.