Time Management Essay

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Time Management

The largest percentage of my time went into sleeping which isn’t a surprise, however tracking how I used my time made it obvious that further time management was needed to achieve my maximum potential. Such improvements would be to the undesirable categories: Structured and
Un-structured leisure, a decrease by half the amount of hours used by these categories would assist my private studies and improve my overall academic performance. This should lead to a third of my time into travelling, eating, class contact, structured and un-structured leisure. And another third into private study and finally the last third into sleeping. Trying this new arrangement of time keeping provided to be a positive outcome in my day to day
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Managing my time was difficult at those weeks as it meant planning how to use the space provided in the diary, the style (font style) and presentation to allocate appropriate times for modules, meetings, and appointments, all of these must be effective and realistic to suite my life style. In addition, those weeks seems as an unpleasant challenge rather a positive experience to be a university student. I had little time to spend visiting and using the university facilities, which proved to aid my education in the following weeks (wk 5-9). At the same time I tried compressing my available time for coursework research, preparation (making notes) before a particular lecture or assignments (e.g. cell biology essay), and keeping track of future assignments, etc. As a resulted it affected my sleeping time and lead to a lack of concentration during lectures, which suggested my time management was not suitable for me. In week 5 after attempting the human physiology MCQ, I scored below my average standards, which confirmed my time management wasn’t helping me at all and that my study skills need to improve too, therefore a change was taken seriously by cutting down nearly half the hours spent with structured and un-structured leisure, i.e. cutting down on TV, web-surfing, socializing, and gym activities. Therefore adjusting the time evenly with all the modules and other activities

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