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Key research skills

Budget your time

So How Much Time Do You Really Need?

The answer will vary with the assignment and from individual to individual.

Here are some considerations to help you manage your time:

  • Understand the assignment clearly
  • Focus on assignment due dates
  • Look for multiple parts of the assignment with distinct due dates
  • Divide the assignment into manageable parts
  • Decide which parts will be the most challenging for you
  • Identify what might require more of your time
  • Start your research early