College life can be a very exciting time in a student’s life. Students are taking the initiative to better themselves, whether it is for a personal goal, a passion for a better career, or a choice for those who want to gain a higher level of education. Adjusting to college life can be quite the challenge, if students don’t manage their time accordingly. The college class is now a class of people ranging from the new student, to students who have been out of school for years, and have to juggle a family life, that includes a spouse, children, and or fulltime job. It is important to have ones personal life on a fine schedule, and to make family understand the importance of having adequate time to study and for homework. This planning and preparation will make students successful. It can be difficult to run ones life on a fine schedule, so until a student gets accustomed to the schedule, planning and preparation might be difficult, and even stressful.
School, along with my family, is my number one priority. I do not miss class, I am not late, I turn all my homework, and I pay attention in class. I am determined to succeed, I’m thirty-four years old and I feel this is my last shot to complete college and still be able to work in my field.
My most difficult time management weakness is setting enough time aside for homework. I am a full time mom and fiancé. My children are involved in extra curricular activities, and I still have my duties to tend to at home. Sometimes I find my school work getting pushed on the back burner so that I can tend to my family.
My best time managemnt advice is to plan accordingly, and efficiently. I find it extremely difficult to stay organized if I do not. Managing time wisely consists of getting enough rest, eating properly, planning ahead, and balancing out college and personal life. Also, writing everything down in a planner is a great way to keep track of all