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Study Skills

Managing your time is critical when you're a student. Use the resources below to appraise your current time management practices and identify at least one area to improve.

Try using the time management calculator below to find out where your time goes. Modify the numbers as necessary. After you have responded to all of the questions, see how many hours remain in the week for studying.

   Time spent...   Number of Hours per Day Number of Days per Week Number of Hours per Week
On meals?
On errands?
Working at a job?
In class?
With family, friends, and other personal activities?
This is the number of hours you are spending each week on daily living and school activities.    
There are 168 hours in a week. This is the number of hours that remain for studying.
It is recommended to spend 2-3 hours studying for every hour spent in class.