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Study Skills: Time Management

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Do your work.  It is as simple as that! Complete assignments on time, study for tests, and do your homework.  That is the secret of time management...getting your work done.  The difference between knowing about commitments, and actually getting around to doing them is the difference between a poor time manager and a good one.  Knowing how to manage your time and prioritize your tasks more effectively, how to avoid procrastination, and how to successfully use schedules to plan are key for college success.  Click on the following links to learn more on how to be a good time manager:

   Image link to Task Management page  Image link to Time Management: The Basics page  Image link to Avoiding Procrastination page  Image Link to Planning and Scheduling page

Time Management Video Resources



Time Management Tips

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  1. Create a daily plan
  2. Assign a time limit to each task
  3. Use a calendar
  4. Use an organizer
  5. Know your deadlines
  6. Learn to say "NO"
  7. Target to be early
  8. Time box your activities 
  9. Have a clock visibly placed before you
  10. Set reminders 15 minutes before
  11. Focus
  12. Block out distractions
  13. Track your time spent
  14. Don't fuss about unimportant details
  15. Prioritize
  16. Delegate
  17. Batch similar tasks together
  18. Eliminate your time wasters
  19. Cut off when you need to
  20. Leave buffer time in-between

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