Time Management Essay
Florida Atlantic University
“Time is valuable - perhaps a fairly obvious thing to say, but if we all know it, why does anyone ever procrastinate? (Brian, 2000, p.14). Majority of graduate students procrastinate and if we do a survey to inquire why graduate students procrastinate, we would discover that the major reasons would be fear of failure, overwhelming school tasks or unclear task.
The habit of procrastination, which is common and gradually …show more content…
Then next step would be to ‘application’ knowing how to apply proper time management in achieving your academic goals. A student must have set goals. Once the goals are set, how to go about achieving them is one of the difficulties faced by many students. This is where the application of priority comes in. “The improper allocation of time, not setting goals and priority, spending more time with friends or last minutes preparation for examination, are some of the examples for poor time management behavior which have been commonly discussed as a prime source of weak academic performance (Gall, 1988; Longman & Atkinson, 1988; Walter & Siebert, 1981). The only way poor time management can be achieved is by planning and setting your task by scale of preference. One practical step