7 - A Simple Effective Time Management System

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A Simple, Effective Time Management System 1. Getting the big picture: The semester calendar This provides an overview of the semester. Fill in all significant events and due dates. This includes: papers, exams, presentations, organizational meetings, job or internship interviews, etc… Filling in this information will give you a sense of when the “crunch” times are likely to be, allowing you to plan ahead. It will also ensure that you know when papers are due, the dates of exams, and when major projects are due. 2. Knowing your schedule: The weekly calendar a) Determine the hours of the day that are not flexible or available for work. Write these down on the weekly calendar. class times, meetings, standing appointments eating, sleeping, exercising work, organizations, church, volunteer activities family time, social time b) Determine how many hours each class takes in study / preparation time. List each class and estimate how many hours you need to devote each week (a good rule of thumb is to allow for 2-3 hours outside of class for every 1 hour spent in class). Class _______________________
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2010 for the course CMSY 103 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '06 term at Howard County Community College.

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