If you haven’t already, you should consider investing in a personal organizer, like a planner. You can create free time for yourself around less flexible commitments, like homework and doctor’s appointments, if you are organized. Make plans with friends after you have planned time for homework. Take these simple steps to have a more organized year in 2014. It will save you time and money
1. Record the due dates for all of your homework assignments and school project
2. Keep track of meeting times for after school activities like sports and clubs
3. Schedule doctor’s appointments around your school commitments
4. Find the best time to hang out with your friends and for free time by scheduling it based on numbers 1-3
You can look online for a planner here. Walmart and Staples have many budget-friendly options. Or, you can use your smartphone’s calendar. Google calendars automatically sync with your android phone and iCal syncs with your iPhone!