Effective time management is one of the most important factors for success in college students one of the most important steps to follow is to do the msost important thing first and the other one is to admit that multitasking is bad and also have a to do list for an everyday schedule.
A college students need to be aware that sometimes is better to do the most important things first in differents occasions. Sometimes the most important things are the most difficults and it takes a liltle longer to finish them . During the finals exams or important exams college students needs to take more time to study and prepare for the test and the night before the exam get a little review and if its very important get another review in the morning before the test.
Some people think that multitasking helps people finish everything faster but, for people who grow up watching TV, typing out instant messages and doing homework all at the same time,multitasking is deadly. But it decreases everyones productivity , no matter who they are if they are graduated from college or if they are college students , but young people still have a loss of productivity from multitasking.
For college students by having an organise to do list every day is much helpfull than just be guessing what to do with their buzy time and freetime .If you don't know what you should be doing, how can you manage your time to do it. Some people like writing this list out by hand because it shows commitment to each item until it gets done. Other people like time managment softwares.
After scheduling becomes a habit, then you can adjust it to your prefference no matter if you do the most important things first or musltitask sometimes and also have a to do list every day . It is easier to find something to do with extra time then to find extra time to do something. the most important thing is make A time schedule that is helpfull to your convinience.