Life Skills Academy: Time Management

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Get a Life!

Life can be way stressful even before you begin to worry about college, moving out, or your first job. Learn how to make the best use of the time, avoid procrastination, and set the goals you'll need to succeed at life.

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Tips and Tricks

  • Use the time management technique that works best for you. Some students prefer a desk or pocket day planner, while others prefer online tools and apps for mobile phones and tablets.
  • Don't overestimate your stamina and what you can realistically accomplish within a given period of time. It will lead to frustration and you'll end up abandoning any effort to manage your time.
  • Make sure you include plenty of time for rest, relaxation and having fun.
  • Life will sometimes go in unexpected directions. Be prepared to adjust your time planning to account for illness, family emergencies, financial setbacks, and changing priorities.

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