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Time Management

Time Management

Time management is one of the most important factors in determining a student's success. Your lives can be very complicated. Many students are not only trying to cope with being full-time students, they are also working, involved in extracurricular activities, have family responsibilities, have active social lives and often need to factor in commute time to their schedules. Learning how to balance your commitments and responsibilities is one of the primary skills that you should master not only for your success in academic areas but for your professional and personal life in the future.

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Help on Campus

The best place to go for assistance with time management is the Learning Resources Center located in 202 Bessey Hall. You can also speak with your academic advisor for help in managing your time effectively. 

Help on the Web

University of Minnesota - Duluth: Time Management

This site has a very good discussion of time management principles as well as a Time Audit tool. On the Time Audit screen, there are links to several charts you can print to help you assess where your time goes and plan an appropriate schedule.

Managing Time for Success

The University of Wisconsin - Green Bay covers why and how a student can develop good time management as part of their plan for achieving academic success.

Tips for Managing Your Time

Two additional websites you might wish to visit: Study Guide and Strategies Time Management Series and Professor Annette Nellen's 7 tips for "Managing Your Time and Getting Ahead".