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M2S4Your Use of TimeM2S4Your Use of Timeis a derivative of "Your Use of Time" by Linda Bruce, usedunderCC BY: Attribution.“Exercises”is a derivative of“Organizing Your Time” FromCollege Successby the University of Minnesota and is licensed underCC BY-NC-SA 4.0.“M2S1 Values” is licensed underCC BY 4.0.Exercise 1A. Answer the following:1. What time(s) of day are you at your most alert?2. What time(s) of day are you at your least alert?B. Answer the following:1. What category of discretionary activity (not sleeping, working, studying, etc.)represents your largest use of time?2. Can you reduce the time you spend in that activity if you need more time foryour coursework?1
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.-William ShakespeareUses of Time in Daily LifeAs most students discover, college is not the same as high school. For many students,college is the first time they are “on their own” in an environment filledwith opportunity.And while this can be exciting, you may find that social opportunities conflict withacademic expectations. For example, a free day before an exam, if not wisely spent,can spell trouble for doing well on the exam. It is easy to fall behind when there are somany choices and freedoms.One of the main goals of a college education is learning how to learn. In this chapter wezoom in on learning how to skillfully manage your time. To be successful in college, it’simperative to be able to effectively manage your time.In the following Alleyoop Advice video, Alleyoop (Angel Aquino) discusses what manystudents discover about college: there is a lot of free timeand just as many challengesto balance free time with study time.(If you hold “ctrl” on your keyboard (command [Mac]) while you click the link, it will open in anew window):Three Steps to Good Time ManagementThere are three important steps in learning to effectively manage your time:1.Identify your time management style2.Create a schedule3.Get better at prioritizingIn the followingsections, we’ll examine these steps in detail.Step 1: Identify Your Time Management StyleThe following self-assessment survey can help you determine your time-managementpersonality type. Read each question in the Questions column. Then read the possibleresponses. Select one response for each question. Each response should reflect whatyou probably would do in a given situation, not what you think is the “right” answer. Puta checkmark in the My Time Management Type column next to your likely response.2
QUESTIONSRESPONSES: Which response most closelymatches what you would do? In the rightcolumn, check one response (a, b, c ord) foreach question.MY TIMEMANAGEMENTTYPE

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