Time Management

Time Management

How to Manage Time more effectively

1. Establish Goals:

  • List everything you must do for the week. Include all activities like classes, assignments, work, exercise, sleep, meals, grooming, social/recreational activities, etc.

2. Prioritize:

  • Use the information below to help prioritize – Write the related number after each activity and make decisions based on your priorities.
  1. Important and Urgent
  2. Important but not Urgent
  3. No Important but Urgent
  4. Not important or Urgent


3. Follow a Schedule


Time management worksheets

5 Steps to Manage Your Weekly Schedule


Other Resources:

Time Management Tips for Busy College Students – Purdue Global University: https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/time-management-busy-college-students/

11 Time Management Tips for College Students – Rasmussen University: https://www.rasmussen.edu/student-experience/college-life/time-management-tips-college/

Managing Time for Success in College – Rogue Community College: https://web.roguecc.edu/strategies-student-success/managing-time-success-college

5 Time Management Tips: ASU Online: https://asuonline.asu.edu/newsroom/online-learning-tips/time-management-skills-for-college-students/

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