On managing your time well and fitting volunteering into your hectic schedule

Tests, presentations, essays, projects, applications, interviews, volunteering, friends, family, sleep… all in 24 hours. There is no doubt that time management is one of the biggest concerns for all students at Warwick, and in particular, for Warwick Volunteers. Irrespective of whether you are a first-year undergraduate, finalist undergraduate, or postgraduate student, if you are determined to do your best and make the most of your time at university, it is likely that your daily schedule looks something like the one in the picture above. As the end-of-term assessments imminently approach for most of us, time management is becoming all the more critical.

I am thus aiming to (succinctly!) share below some ideas and principles which seem to usually work for me, gathered throughout my experience of juggling my studies, applications, and extracurricular activities. Give them a try, and see if they work for you as well.

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