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Time Management

Time Management

Self-Awareness Exercise

  • When I try to manage my time, my biggest issue is... (Procrastination, Busyness, Forgotten Deadlines)
  • Think about an average week. How much time do you invest in different actitivities? (Sleep, Socializing, Studying, Class) 
  • What are your most important commitments? 
  • What are you doing that is not productive?

Tips to Organize your Time

  • Use a weekly schedule to plot your week.
  • Use a planner/calendar to schedule appointments and record test and project due dates.
  • Check your planner/calendar regularly!
  • Schedule study times at the time of day when you have the most energy.
  • Know when to stop--set realistic goals as to how much you can do in a day.
  • Write lists and check off completed items.
  • Prioritize your tasks.
  • Take advantage of every moment to study-between classes, during a break, etc.  Five minute chunks of time add up!
  • Relax-don't forget to schedule down time.
  • Stay healthy by sleeping, eating, and exercising regularly.

 Benefits of Time Management

  • You gain time!
  • You reduce your anxiety.
  • You eliminate cramming.
  • You reduce your procrastination/avoidance of tasks.

Additional Resource:

 University of British Columbia - Learning Commons

 

 

Wellness Tip:

Laughing out loud relaxes your body, boosts your immune system, releases endorphins, and protects your heart.  That good feeling stays with you long after a good laugh. 

So...

What do you call a train that dances?

 

A Tutu Train