Watch and Learn

This video will guide you through the process of managing your day and helping you make use of wasted time by beating procrastination.

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Never enough time?

Top Tips to Manage Your Time

  1. Plan your Semester
    Get a calendar. Write down the dates of all your term papers, midterms, presentations, and any other important academic deadlines.

  2. Organize Your Week
    Use a weekly planner to map out how you will accomplish your weekly tasks.

  3. Maximize Your Energy
    Plan out when you work based on your schedule of classes and work. Take advantage of the times you are at your best. Don’t forget to maintain healthy sleep, nutrition and exercise habits.

  4. Use of all Your Time
    Maximize your time by studying between classes, on the bus and in other spare moments. Five minute chunks of reading or studying add up fast!

  5. Beat Procrastination
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qvcx7Y4caQE 

Time Management Cheat Sheet

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Enhance your Learning

Do you procrastinate? Are you forever putting things off till tomorrow, missing deadlines and pulling all nighters to get projects done last minute? This video is the solution. It will introduce ways to help you beat that slipper monster called procrastination once and for all using a three-step method!

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Beat Procrastination

Enhance your Wellness

The Healthy Mind Platter is like the food guide for your brain. Learn about the 7 essential daily activities that help your mind to function at its best. Consider scheduling these activities into your day if needed!

Check out the Healthy Mind Platter here: http://www.drdansiegel.com/resources/healthy_mind_platter/.

For more wellness resources, see https://services.viu.ca/counselling/health-wellness-resources.

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Less Stress, More Success

Deal with and beat procrastination. Get organised and learn to do more in less time.

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Beating Procrastination

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Use an online calendar:
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For group projects - Teamup Calendar

Use a Pomodoro Timer

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