Ineffective time management is one of the biggest factors in limiting a student's academic success. Ensuring that you can allocate sufficient amount of time to both your academic and personal lives can be the key to your success.

The Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success provides numerous resources for students to improve their ability to effectively manage their academic and personal lives. For example, they provide self-help resources such as a calendar for the current semester, a weekly schedule, Study Schedule  guidelines, and a cycle for studying.

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Every student's situation is unique and will require an open discussion about factors that may be barriers to their academic success. Two resources that are readily available are your academic advisor and the staff at MSU's Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success. Scheduling an appointment and meeting with one or both of those professionals may help identify the barriers and opportunities to overcome those barriers for you.