Archive for the ‘Time Management’ Category

Stress Management in the College Application Process

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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Applying to college is a stressful time for everyone. That period of summer to winter of Junior year is a writhing mass of personal essays, standardized testing and maintaining grades and extracurricular activities. It can be so easy to get caught up in the “stressing culture”, but there are actually ways to avoid the proverbial ‘struggle bus.’ Some people argue that they need stress to keep them focused and motivated in the application process… No! There is never a need for stress. Stress is the result of life overload. Too many things happening at once that manifests itself in a feeling of exhaustion and weariness. Despite our understanding of the evils that stress brings we do, more often than not, let it into our lives and dictate the hours of sleep we get each night. (more…)

Tips on Time Management and Organization

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Time Management too much to do?

It’s a New Year, and that brings with it a chance for a fresh outlook on life and how you keep yourself organized.  The task of “getting organized” can sound a bit overwhelming, but with all of the cool tech based tools available today, it is easy to get yourself on the path to a well managed life.  Still sound overwhelming?  How about this?  Three simple steps are all you need:

  1. Familiarize yourself with the available methods of time management and organization. What works for professionals can work for students too (and vice versa).
  2. Pick one primary one; stick with it.
  3. Accomplish.

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