Time Management Tips: Time Estimation

To help students create goals for each study session, they’ll need to estimate how long each task will take. Suggest they time themselves for two or three weeks as they do various tasks, to get a sense of time estimates.

It’s common for people to underestimate the amount of time a task will take – often by 50%. So, when students are guessing times initially, tell them to allow more time than they expect.

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