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InfoBits: Budget Your Time

What You'll Learn

InfoBits - Build your research skills

  • Benefits of managing your time
  • How to use the assignment requirements to help manage your time
  • What other Yavapai College students have to say about budgeting time

Budget Your Time

Budget Your Time - Advice to improve your time management skills.

Research is an opportunity for you to learn and grow. Instead of procrastinating and dealing with its consequences, consider the benefits of managing your time:

  • You can plan out what you are going to do and when
  • You'll have time to process and absorb new information to increase your knowledge
  • You can examine your topic from different perspectives
  • Your stress will be reduced
  • Your end results will be better

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

Build Your Skills

Complete the "Budget Your Time" section to find simple activities to manage your time.


Give yourself enough time. You know your strengths and weaknesses.