Professional Time Management

An article in the Wall Street Journal today talks about time management, specifically how to save an unproductive day.  The same tips that work for career professionals can also apply to students:

  1. Set an agenda for the day’s activities
  2. Keep notes of what you accomplish during the day
  3. Plan the next day’s events

Often times students become overwhelmed by what they have to accomplish.  However, a written strategy for completing these tasks usually makes them feel a lot better.

If your student is feeling overwhelmed, sit down with him and write out what the plan should be; don’t just discuss it as that will only make things worse–write it down so that you can see and touch it!

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