Time Management for College Students

Time Management for Students: a Psychological Explanation of Why We Struggle

“If only I had more time, I know I’d ace this assignment…” We’ve all thought this at one point. Let’s face it, time management for students is a universal problem. When I was in college and graduate school, I know managing time was not my forte. Work demands plus deadlines for school projects and exams …

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Time Management for Online Students: Getting Organized in 3 S’s

Based on what I hear day after day in my job as a student retention coordinator, time management for online students is among the most common of challenges. Why is it so problematic? The answer may be that many students are adding yet another responsibility to their already busy lives. Another reason could be that …

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Homemade Halloween on a Budget

Of course you want your kids to have a spooktacular Halloween, but time is running out and so is your budget. We know as an online student, you’re busy – balancing work, school, and family – but at the same time, not wanting life to pass you by while you’re at the computer. So, we wanted to offer some ideas about how to still make Halloween doable amidst all your other commitments – quick and easy tips to create a fantastical feast, costumes, and games with things you already have at home or can easily pick up on your way!

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Add “Make To Do List” to My To Do List

Last night, I was finally able to sit in the tiniest of corners in my new basement. It took me over an hour to clear out enough moving boxes to fit the desk into that little nook. Another few minutes to set the computer up and find an outlet. Then there was a minute or two where my wife had to come and make sure she liked the look of my little haven, aesthetically of course. As a newlywed, I’m learning that it isn’t always about functionality. Who knew? But, the entire scene was consistent with my life for the last month or two – scattered and jumbled, little crazy, yet, somehow, productive and fulfilling.

Who has time to cook?

When you add the homework, lectures, and studying that comes with pursuing an online degree, to the many hats you already wear – mom, husband, small business owner, PTA member, dad, little league coach, wife, manager, oh yea, and then there’s that part-time social life you used to have – who has time to cook? Well, you have to eat, and since many of you are also responsible for feeding a family, we’re arming you with 10 quick, healthy, 5-ingredient (in addition to common household things like salt and pepper) meals to set your table with this semester.

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