There are twenty-four hours in a day and seven days in a week.
If we multiply 24 hours x 7 days = 168 hours in a week.
Everyone has 168 hours per week. No more, no less.
That is the sum you have to work with.
Now . . . How will you use your 168 hours?
Beginning with your 168 hours, we will now take hours away.
After allowing generous amounts of time for sleep, meals, classes, study, and personal maintenance, you have forty hours unaccounted for.What can you do with forty hours?
Don’t neglect your personal wellness (sleep, meals), academic priorities (classes, study), and personal maintenance.
You are truly rich with time!
Time comes in two forms: Big Chunks and Little Bits.
How you manage them makes all the difference.
Now, print the Weekly Time Plan (pdf) and mark out the following Big Chunks of time:
Now take time to think about what you can accomplish when you have “just a little bit” of time. Take a piece of paper (or print this page) and make lists of:
Now, print the Weekly Attendance Summary (pdf).
This worksheet will help you visualize your attendance at class and labs. Seeing your success will encourage your consistent attendance.
If you control the Big Chunks and use the Little Bits purposefully, you’ll have time for many of the good things you want to do and that will enrich your college years!
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