By knowing what you do with your time, it will be easier to plan your weeks, granting the necessary time to your studies and school work, to your hobbies, as well as to your paid employement.
Use the TIME MANAGEMENT TOOLS below to draw up your employee-student profile and obtain an overview of your week.
Ideally, a full-time student should only work between 10 to 15 hours per week (maximum 20 hours).
Does your time management benefit your school-work balance?
Here is a first tool (in french only) that will allow you to establish your student-employee profile and thus get a quick overview of your situation regarding your studies, your work and your health. Then, according to your profile, practical solutions will be proposed to help you better balance your studies and your work.
Here is a second tool (in french only) that will allow you to obtain an overview of your week. Choose your current situation.
Duration: 1 min 22 s. Practical advice, brought to you by Laurent Paquin, regarding the difference between financing your studies through a student loan or on a credit card (in french only).
Intended for young people aged 15 to 25 years old, this video presents them with basic information on consumption and personal finances. On this website, young people will find tools to help them avoid falling into the pitfalls of consumption (in french only).
Which aims to educate young people about the benefits of a proper management of their personal finances. A three-step process, online tools, tips, activities and contests are the website’s main elements. Simulation exercises are provided for teachers to help them develop their students’ skills in terms of personal finances, savings and investments.
Here is a suggestion for three free programs that block access to websites, browsers, games or programs that are at risk wasting your precious time. You can use them to help you better manage your schedule and avoid distractions.