The Importance of Making a Schedule

Very good information at this site.
Victoria McKelvy, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon

I make lists of things to do and I keep a couple of calendars. I think I need to combine the information from work and home.

Surprising information here.
Matthew Bauman, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon

I had thought that a schedule would be too confining. I now know that having a schedule wonld only help me have more free time. This way I follow what I have to do in the specific time frame and then have time to relax at the end.

Managing my time
KellyMcDaniel, College Freshman
Apex Online, Online

I definately agree on the importance of making a schedule. This article really hit some important issues and made a lot of great points. It is true that we need to realize what we want more is to have our long term goals.

I notice that when I do procrastinate and am in la la land I am always thinking about how I want to have a career and a house and a trust fund for my son. What I seem to forget is that if I would stop spacing out and thinking about it, I could do it, if I just remain focused on the big picture. After having my son, I started myself on a excersize schedule and also made a log of my daily activity and eating habits. I have lost 15 pounds. So instead of sitting and thinking about losing size...I decided to do it and let my actions speak louder than my words. Having extra weight on my made me feel trapped, but now I feel more free. I know what you mean about having freedom, because my long term goal gave me that feeling.

scheduling & me
Stephen Hollins, College Freshman
Minneapolis Community & Technical College, Minneapolis, Minnesota

I lead a busy life,so when it was time to sit down and do my reading assignment ,naturally I chose to make a schedule.I find myself agreeing with the way the article discussed freedom of choice going hand in hand with making a schedule. I also thought scheduling was a loss of freedom.

After reading the article I put my daily routine into perspective, then put it on paper. I too noticed that in fact a person would have more time by utilizing all the time in a day by scheduling and minimizing waste of time.

Time Management
Cameron Barajas, College Freshman
Austin Community College, Cypress Creek, Texas

It is important to follow a time management process, so you don't get lost. As a student, you can be very busy and times can get stressful as many times and you can lose focus on what's important and what is recreational. To follow a time management process all you have to do is take time to get a planner or make one yourself. Schedule the whole twenty-four hours in a day and along with Monday-Sunday and just take the time to fill in your obligations for that week. In the end, you won't regret it, because you'll have taken care of your duties and responsibilities rather than losing time and forgetting the things your supposed to have done.

Crafton Hills College, Yucaipa,Ca

I think that having a schedule is a good thing as long as you don't plan your day hour by hour. You need to just make time for yourself. It is good though to put down important dates in your schedule.

Personal Schedule
College Freshman
St Pete College, St Pete FL

i think it is important to have a schedule to keep things organized and on time.

Schedule my life
Steven Vasquez, College Junior
Glendale Community College, Glendale

There is no better feeling, than knowing you completed something you started. A Schedule is the first step on improving your path to reach your goals. I feel, I get more things done when I write it down on a schedule, and than completing it.

It becomes a game with yourself trying to finish all things you planned out to do. Time goes by fast and forgetting things is common. A schedule helps everyone.

making me a better student
Abigail, College Freshman
Glendale College GCC, Glendale

Tthanks for this.I have learned that I needed to schedule my time better and that making a schedule can never hurt to try.

Making A Schedule: It Will Save Your Life
Christopher Morales, College Junior
Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

After reading this article I began to see schedules in a different light. It's more than just a sheet of paper with times and information on it. Schedules can really save your life and straighten up your act.

It talked about freedom and the different kinds of freedom there are. A schedule can really organize any situation you may have no matter how complicated it is. Making a schedule is the best advice I can ever give someone that will help them throughout their life.

Good Tips.
Eddie Iniguez, College Freshman
Glendale Cominity College, Glendale, CA.

These tips are really good and helpful. We did a similar piece of work in class. This seems to sum up all of the reasons of why to make a schedule. Making a schedule is really helpful and important. Having one relieves stress and you will know what to do throughout your day. MAKE A SCHEDULE!

Very True
Amy Melvin, College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale, Ca

This article was very helpful to me. I do find that when I make to do lists the night before my day or even week seems to go fine. When I try and wing it, I am very forgetful as the days just seem to go by. I recommend to everyone to plan and schedule as much as possible, even if its scheduling time for yourself.

Be on Time
College Sophomore
Canada College, Redwood City, California

The importance of making a schedule can often be overlooked. Some people don't like to commit to dates that they have made. These people want more freedom in their life and making a schedule might jeopardize their freedom.

Freedom is what you make of if. Of course people are free not to have to commit to a schedule. Ironically a schedule is used to help free up time for more freedom.

A schedule can take the burden of trying to remember important dates off one's mind so that relevant information at the present moment can be processed easier.

A schedule or calender is a simple tool, not a ball and chain. It takes practice to get in the routine of sticking to the routine. There is no set way to making one's schedule or calendar and planning one's activities around important deadlines can be subject to change.

In the long run a schedule can help someone to achieve their goals.

Chosing my own schedule
Emin Sohrabian, College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

Schedules used to be very difficult for me to follow, since I would always look at very general schedules, which I had created with help from friends or family members. I would soon stop following my own schedule since I would become discouraged. If I missed just one task which was on my schedule I would disregard the schedule for that entire day.

In reading this portion on Time Management and Schedule Making, it states that I should not necessarily become discouraged if I stray away from a block of my schedule as exceptions do happens, as well as mental interference. I am realizing that I truly have to make my own schedule as I am the only one who will have to follow it. It is also a means of putting my tasks onto a schedule or a calendar which takes it out of my head, and no longer have to spend mental energy on remembering what I will do next. It's easier just to write it down and to think about it when that time has come. Allows me to focus on my current task and the moment better. Great tool to use.

Helpful Tips
Marlen Alfaro, College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale, Ca

Reading this has helped me understand more that it is better to organize yourself in everyway especially the fact that at times it is really hard to keep everything up to date. This has help me see that being organize and making room for my personal life and to keep track of my exams, homework and as well when I should study is less stressful, than trying to remember when you know very well you have forgotten. Great tips for anyone in the long run

Making a Schedule
Andrew Hain, College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

It is important to make a schedule, because it will help you remember what you need to do for the next class meeting. If you don't write all the important stuff down, then you probably won't remember it the next time. Some people may have a good memory without having to write it down, but it's best that you do write it down so that you'll really remember what you need to do.

The Importance of Making a Schedule
Movses Timiryan, College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

I am very glad to read something which destroys the myth of limited freedom caused by making a schedule. This article explains that setting aside time and using it to do the necessary tasks at hand does indeed limit your freedom to an extent (if only free time) but it allows us time to study and complete our work on time for a college class. According to the article this makes us more "free" to pass the class or the exam. However I believe this simply allows us to make better, and more productive use of our time. And the freedom to be lazy (as people seem to imply) is not a very valuable freedom at all./

The Importance of Making a Schedule
College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

I agree that it's very important to make a schedule. Not everyone has the same schedule or works the same way. Some people like to work early and others work better later on in the day. I'ts important that you pick the best schedule that works for you.

Schedules for Organization
Garrett Ramey, College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale, California

I agree that it is important to make a schedule, because not everyone has the same amount of free time, or works in the same way. Some people like to work early in the morning , while others think more clearly and are more productive later in the day. It's important to find and create a schedule that is best for you.

Helpful Tips
Marlen Alfaro
Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

Reading this has helped me understand more that it is better to organize yourself in everyway, especially the fact that at times it is really hard to keep everything up to date. This has helped me see that being organized and making room for my personal life and to keep track of my exams, homework and as well when I should study is less stressful than trying to remember, when you know very well you have forgotten. Great tips for anyone in the long run.

Important things I've learned
College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale. CA

I think this information is important and helpful! I have my own planner, but I only write school related things, for example exams, due dates and etc. It gave me a few ideas on how to make a better schedule and to manage my time throughout the day!

Making a Schedule
College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale

I think it's very true that we sometimes don't know how to discipline ourselves and especially when we're soon to have more freedom than we should have. I see things as more of like an angel and a devil telling you what you what you should do and not and mostly it's the bad side that gets too us. We just say I'll study later and go to the park, then after a while you soon to forget about studying and you fail. Making a schedule is very useful and it keeps your balance from too good and too evil.

Proper Management
Jamila Keaton, College Freshman
Glendale Community College, Glendale California

After reading the subject matter I have found that I must revamp my current schedule and be more conscious of its existence. Using the spread sheet format or calendar base format I feel will give me a more efficient method to follow. I am sure I will improve as times goes on.

Understanding Time Management
College Freshman
Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, Florida

i agree that making a schedule is very important for myself and others. I think everyone should make a schedule, because life is important and it should not be taken for granted. Whether you working or going to school time shouldnt be an issue. But,I learned from reading this article that i will definately be making a Schedule.

I did it!
Chiquita Griffin, College Freshman
Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, Florida

I wrote down a set schedule and I'm sticking to it! It has worked so far. s So thanks for this article.

Always busy
HS Freshman
Ulitmate Medical Academy, Clearwater,Fl

It seems like I"m always busy and never have time for the important stuff in my life. Then i realized i couldn't put off going back to school, so i sat down with my family and they said they would help me,so i would have more time for school and my studies. If you have a support team like this great and if not then you need to seat down and make a schedule, and make school your first thing on that schedule(kids first if you have them).

Making a Schedule
College Freshman
Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa. Fl

Making a schedule is perfect for me. It let me know what have to get done in a day. It also helps me manage my time better.This is really a great idea because I am a very visual person.

The Importance of Making a Schedule
Crystal M. Guzman, College Freshman
Austin Community College, Austin, TX; Riverside Campus

"The Importance of Making a Schedule" was very interesting to me. I have been told in two of my classes to make a schedule to manage my time better for studying, school, recreational, and personal time. I never received a layout on how to schedule my time, but now I understand how important it is now.

The passage states that it means a human person cannot be forced to perform any free act against his/her will. I agree with it completely. But for the same manner, if you don't manage it, you will not succeed. Another point, freedom to determine oneself, to form oneself and one's act for one's goal or end is very important. Best believe that I will start to schedule out and manage my time with everything. I have a family, and being a full time student, time is everything.

Time management
Tiara Lindsey, College Freshman
Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, Florida

I found this article so helpful! I have a very hard time trying to manage a full time job and an infant. So school is a tight fit with my time. I printed off the schedule and just looking at it in another way that what i am used to made me realize i have more time during the day that i thought. I can not wait to actually sit down and figure out what my numbers are and how much more time I really have available. Thank you so much!!

The Importantance of making a schedule
Outon chetnouphone, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR

I always thought making a schedule would be too time consuming and too stressful to see on a piece of paper of how much stuff I need to do and what needs to be done. I always thought I could just remember everything and just go with the flow. Well now that I have 2 kids at home and a husband, that leaves me with 3 other peoples' schedule I have to work around. So now planning on a schedule is way more effective than just trying to remember everything and everyone's busy schedule.

Making a schedule
Letha, College Sophomore
Chemeketa Community College, Salem Oregon

I thought that this site showed me a lot of things that I did not know or think about when making a schedule for school work. I thought that it was also very well organized and explained the information well. I would return to a site like this about any information I need in the future. I would also recommend the information in this site to another students or for that fact anyone that needs to have a little organization in their lives.

Crystal Whitfield, College Freshman
Chemeketa Communty collage , Salem, Oregon

I have never been the type of person to plan my days or make a schedule unless it was a doctor's appointment or special event. After reading this article and few others, it really makes me think on how in my day to day life I do feel overwhelmed with trying to manage my time and decided I really do need to try an make a schedule.

Good Information
Michael Pylant, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon

This had really good information. I never thought of using a schedule and never planned to. But after reading this, I think I will give it a try and see how it works out.

Good Info. Interesting Philosophy.
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR

This website is proficient in informing a student on how to manage one's time. They explain what is important in a schedule and they even explain how scheduling one's time allows one to learn more efficiently and effectively. A large benefit of this website is that it provides a downloadable template for a schedule you can create on the computer and print off.

In my opinion, the website begins to run into problems when they attempt to argue the importance of building a schedule (outside of the pragmatic means). They attempt to state that free will is a "negative form of freedom" and that when a value is applied to free will it becomes a "positive... higher form of freedom," because it includes the freedom of choice and is constantly upholding a greater good as determined by the value. The writer fails to properly substantiate why free will is an inherently bad. They leave it up to the reader to create the readers' own premises as to why the writer's conclusion is true. The premises that support the conclusion that the reader are likely to assume are weak in their very nature.

Regardless of the philosophy, the website is, generally, very well put together and is very informative.

Schedule making
Bradley Lovie, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR

I didn't realize how important it is to make a daily and weekly schedule for college until I read this article. As a new student that hasn't been in school for over 20 years, this really opened up my mind about my time management.

Importance of Making a Schedule
Emily Day, College Junior
Chemeketa Community College, Salem

I really find that making a schedule is one of the smartest things for myself to do. because it helps me stay organized for what I need to get done. This explanation really helped me realize that.

Time Management skills
Sue Ezarik
Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa/Clearwater FLA

I have rather good time management skills. I am used to juggling many different things once and leave few areas left unscheduled. One thing I have never thought of doing is setting a time period to review material before class. This is one thing I will try to see if it helps in the classroom retention part and helping me have more "me" time during the semester.

My Life
Catrice Gray
Ultimate Medical Academy , Tampa, Florida

I strongly agree with the importance of making a schedule. Keeping a set time and pace for daily activities is very important. I personally feel that everyone should use a schedule.

Importance of Making a Schedule
Ashley Evans
University Medical Academy, Clearwater Florida

How I made my schedule was I set aside Mondays and Tuesdays to complete my discussion answers which are due by Wednesdays and the the first four hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays to complete the rest of my work that's due on Sunday by midnight. Then I have the rest of the week and weekend to do whatever I choose to do.

How to schedule assignment
yesenia, College Sophomore
Ultimate medical academy, Tampa, Florida

Scheduling your things to do day by day is easy, but following what you have put down is the difficult part. But I'm pretty sure that time and day will help out to put everything in place.

Making a schedule
Erica Greer
Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, Florida

I have realized with my busy life, a schedule is the only thing that keeps me on track. When I don't make myself a schedule I sometimes procrastinate and become forgetful. It is easier for me to achieve goals and keep myself motivated going by a schedule.


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