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The pressures of college life can make time management one of the most difficult skills to master. Your day can quickly get sucked up with studying for exams, and socializing. These time management tips will help you manage your busy schedule, meet your tasks, and also have some time to relax in your daily routine.

A to-do list is a great way to get all your tasks out of your mind and into a neat visible spot where you can view them. If it’s written in a notebook or in an app, writing down everything that you need to accomplish can provide you with a clear outline of your tasks and provide the structure you need to stay on track throughout the day.

You can make sure that you finish your tasks by setting deadlines. Prioritizing tasks with the greatest impact on your long-term goals and eliminating those that aren’t needed is a great way to free up more time for your daily routine.

Lastly, practicing self-discipline is also essential to be able to manage your time effectively. It could be as easy as saying no to friends when you need to spend extra time at the library before an examination or not checking your email and opening tabs that are not connected to work on your computer. It could be necessary to take frequent breaks to avoid becoming lost in your work or losing motivation.