Many students discover the need to develop or hone their time management skills when they arrive at college. Unlike high school where teachers frequently structured your assignments and classes filled your day, in college, you will have less in-class time, more outside of class work, and a great deal of freedom and flexibility. These pages provide you with tips for managing your time well so you can get the most out of your Dartmouth experience.
The documents on this page are provided for downloading inMicrosoft Wordand/orMicrosoft Excelformat. You will need to haveMicrosoft Office 97/98, or later, to read and print them.
Advantages of Time Management
motivates and initiates
Keys to Successful Time Management
Self knowledge and goals:In order to manage your time successfully, having an awareness of what your goals are will assist you in prioritizing your activities.
Developing and maintaining a personal, flexible schedule:Time management provides you with the opportunity to create a schedule that works foryou, not for others. This personal attention gives you the flexibility to include the things that are most important to you.
Time Management Resources
The following resources and documents will assist you in creating a personal schedule that works for you. If you would like more information, a counselor in the Academic Skills Center would be happy to speak with you about how you manage your time.