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Email Etiquette

Using email is part of the college experience, but it can be tricky. Here are some tips on how to write a quality email. 

How to Email Your Professor (w/Sample Emails) 
How to Write a Professional Email (video) 
How to email an instructor (MS Word template)

Organization/Task Management/Planning

Everyone’s organization style and strategy is unique; the trick is to find something that works for you and start planning. Here are a few resources to get you started. 

My 3-Tier Planning System for Getting Stuff Done (video) 
How to Get Massive Loads of Work Done Every Day (video) 
Organization and Task Management Apps

Brightspace Pulse App
Pulse helps students stay connected and on track with their courses. Learn about the Pulse mobile appGet Pulse on Google Play or download Pulse on the App Store.
Brightspace Pulse Navigation (video) 

myHomework Student Planner App
This FREE application tracks due dates, sends reminders, celebrates successes, and helps students of all levels structure their time and energy to fit their needs.  Available for most operating systems and devices at myhomeworkapp.com.
About the myHomework Student Planner App (PDF)

Time/Energy Management

The following is a collection of activities and articles focused on structuring time toward success.

Want help working through one of these activities? Want to chat about strategies for organization? Book a meeting online with OSD.

Time Management Calculator: Where Does My Time Go?
10 Apps that Block Distractions
Time Management Tips for Busy College Students 
Manage and Make Time 
Resources, Handouts, and Advice for Students
Blank Calendar (PDF) 
Time Management Worksheet


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