Time Management

AutiPlan: App of the Week

Keeping all of your plans straight can be very stressful, so having some structure and predictability in your life can be extremely helpful! Visual scheduling with pictograms is proven to be helpful for many students by reducing stress and anxiety. Using the free Android app AutiPlan, you can enter your day-to-day activities and you can […]

10 Studying and Tech Hacks for Finals Week

We have finally reached the last week of classes, which means final exams are right around the corner. On top of exams, there may still be projects and homework due (how can they be so cruel?). To help ease your worries, here are 10 studying hacks and tech tips for surviving the upcoming workload! Make a “cheat […]

Apps+Tips on Time Management

Cardinal Rule of Time Management: “Always carry around pocket work” Adapted Hopper, Carolyn H. 2016. Practicing College Learning Strategies, 7th ed. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. Have you ever felt like there was not enough time in the day to finish your work? One way to get the most out of your day is to make use of the […]

SelfControl: App of the Week

Last week, we covered Cold Turkey, as helpful time management app that allows you to schedule time when certain websites are blocked. Unfortunately, Cold Turkey is a Windows-only app, so we looked for an equivalent Mac app for all of our Apple fans. While it has different features from Cold Turkey, SelfControl is the predominant […]

Cold Turkey: App of the Week

Do you find yourself frequently getting distracted by the internet while trying to do homework? Maybe it’s social media, video streaming, gaming, or even just your email. You can’t do your homework without your computer, but just being on the computer is a distraction itself. All college students have run into this problem at some […]

30/30, Marinara Timer & More: App(s) of the Week

This week’s App of the Week post highlights a few options for using the Pomodoro Method, discussed in last week’s research post. Using the Pomodoro Method can vary from just a simple timer to using a full scheduling app. These apps are meant to show you some options so you can choose which would be […]