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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
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Time Management Websites
These sites contain useful information on time management and tips on how to make the most effective use of your time.
A website with tips on how to effectively manage your time, with a link to an interactive 'to do' list planner.
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.
Extended Essay Timeline, Class of 2022
Deadlines for turning in various components of the Extended Essay, for IB Diploma Candidates and IB Course Students in the Class of 2022. Includes due dates and full descriptions of all assignments.
Twelve-step Plan for Researching the Extended Essay
A list of the steps necessary in order to carry out the research required for writing the IB Extended Essay - choosing the subject and topic, doing the required reading of IB rules and guidelines, writing the initial research question, and more.