Things that Students Should
Know About Time Management
different schools are faced with challenges. They are faced
with challenges that test their potential and capabilities to
In order for the students to face
all these challenges, they must acquire the skills needed that
will make things easier for them. These will ensure that they
do not succumb to defeat once the going gets tough. One of the
most important skills they should learn is time
Proper time management is the
ability to manage time successfully. It includes
prioritization, scheduling and setting of goals, organization
and utilization of things available, avoidance, decision
making, knowledge and many others. Time management is quite
hard to do because it entails proper preparations and
Effective and proper time
management of students offers and provides benefits. The
following are some of the benefits they can get from time
• Students practicing effective
and proper time management can get more of quality time. There
are things that students set aside as unimportant in order to
make the most of their time. But they do not know that these
are vital things. Take eating, for example.
Eating is a significant part of
everyone. People need to eat properly and on time to maintain
their strength. It is part of the total time spending. With
effective and proper time management, you can learn how to
organize your time effectively so that you get to enjoy your
meals in their proper time.
• Not setting tasks for later. The
undone things that you think you should be doing or should have
done gives you burden because of the subconscious guilt.
Incorporating proper and effective time management teaches you
overcome procrastination and it also teaches you how to
You will feel more confident when
you know that there are no unfinished task burdening you while
you are doing other things. You can work better and achieve
more once your conscience is clear of worries.
• Students with effective and
proper time management have less frustrations. Effective
planning and organization techniques are aspects of time
management. This will ensure that you will not face anymore
frustrating situations. Overcoming frustration makes it easier
to release the full power of creativity and productivity of a
• Time management increases your
energy level. Many of your undone things circulates in your
mind. The tendency is for you to think about them when you
could have been doing your other tasks. Proper and effective
time management teaches you how to be organized and how to
unclutter your mind from the energy drains of unhandled things
or the so- called ‘unfinished businesses’. With this, you can
have and experience a higher energy level that you have never
• With effective and proper time
management, you can get a sense of achievement and piece of
mind. If you are not sure if where you are going, you will feel
anxiety and dissatisfactions. One aspect of effective and
proper time management is setting goals smartly. This technique
teaches and helps you realize where you are going and to see
the optimal path that you want. And these gives you piece of
mind and sense of achievement.
Before you can feel the benefits
of effective and proper time management, you should practice
effective and proper time management first. The following are
some of the things that should be done in time
1. Set your goals. You should
determine exactly the things that you really want to
accomplish. Set goals that achievable and realistic.
2. Know when you are most
productive. Knowing the time you are most productive attacks
you to do more things and exert more effort.
3. Avoid procrastination. Make use
of your time wisely and effectively. Remember the saying ‘time
4. Know how to organize. Knowledge
on proper organization help you achieve and attain the goals
you have set in a timely manner.
5. Know how to prioritize.
Prioritization of things is very important. It is the key to
effective time management.
Students’ dedication in practicing
time management is also important. Without dedication, all
their time management skills will result to nothing. It is as
if they never had them in the first place.