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Setting Personal Deadlines and Managing Your Time
Setting realistic deadlines for yourself and effectivly managing your time are really important skill to master for any student. It's essential when you are undertaking a long-term project, such as the Extended Essay, where you need to spend time preparing, researching and writing up over a number of weeks - don't leave everything to the last minute!
To manage your time, it helps to:
- be aware of your own time management
- be aware of how long it takes you to complete each type of study task
- schedule time for unforeseen events
- schedule time for relaxation and leisure
- be very specific in your time-planning
On this page you can learn about:
Time management websites and guides
Holcroft, John. Time Management. 20th century. SuperStock / Universal Images ;Group. Britannica Image Quest. Web. 23 July 2015. <http://quest.eb.com/ search/time-management/1/107_3352443/Time-Management>.
Time Management Websites and Guides
Find useful information on time management, as well as tips on how to make the most effective use of your time.
7 Time Management Tips for Students
A list of time management tips for students, with advice on how to put them into practice in daily life. Included: Eliminate distractions; Be focused at the task at hand; Use a calendar; Use a checklist; Get organized; Schedule rewards; Get a good night's sleep. By educator and journalist Joseph Frank Landsberger; originally written for a study guide and strategies website.
How Good Is Your Time Management?
Try this time management survey to find out how good YOU are at time management and what you can do to improve.
Time Management Links
Find lots of links to useful time management information, worksheets and templates from the Academic Skills Center at Dartmouth College.
Twelve-step Plan for Researching the Extended Essay - Step 9
9. Set deadlines for yourself that are realistic and take into consideration WSA's internal EE deadlines.