Links:Managing Time and Money


Time Management

The College Atlas contains information on general study skills, reading and writing, test taking and preparation, time management, memory techniques and study skills for specific subjects: 

Mind Tools provides tips on costing your time, using priorities, goal setting and scheduling.

If you want to understand your own procrastination, visit the "Don't Delay" blog at Psychology Today:

For videos on procrastination, visit the iProcrastinate Podcast site at:

Here are some different ideas on how to deal with clutter,manage your home and your time:

Money Management

My Digital Money has a "A College Student's and Graduate's Guide to Investments and Retirement Savings."
It has helpful ideas and steps to begin saving money and investing it.

Money Geek has an Easy Guide to Budgeting that includes how to create and use a budget, a sample student and family budget, downloadable forms and tips for successful budgeting.

Money Geek has a Financial Literacy Handbook for all life stages and includes basic money principles and tips for managing your money at any age.

Money Geek has useful information on Balance Transfer Credit Cards that incudes reasons to consider a balance transfer and cautions for doing so.

The Online Guide to Debt-Free College Graduation has some good ideas for minimizing debt for a college education.

Foundations U has useful articles on money management as well as online tools for budgeting, tracking your goals, investing, and comparing the cost of living in different areas: 

The Credit Card Insider has a Student Center with information about credit cards, how to earn a high credit score and hat to look for in a student credit card.

Here are 12 important money management tips for college students: 

The I Can't Pay My Bills site has useful strategies for managing overdue bills and contacting creditors.  It has contact information for many bill categories.


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You can search for and apply for scholarships online. The following Web sites have a database of thousands of scholarships. You can create your own account to apply for scholarships online. Best of all, these services are free!

Computer Science Online has links to scholarships for women interested in computer science and other engineering fields.

College Success for Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) has scholarships, organizations and programs to help women in science fields:  

Here are some additional scholarships with some offering up to $20,000 a year:

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

National Black Nurses Association, Inc. Scholarship Program

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

The Rover College Scholarship


Financial Aid

The first step in applying for financial aid is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This form determines your eligibility. You can fill out the FAFSA online for free at: 

This Web site explains the basics of how to apply for federal financial aid and scholarships:

Use the Student Aid on the Web to get ready for college, apply for financial aid and find information about student loans:   

The US Department of Education has information about financial aid eligibility, types of aid available and how to apply:

The California Student Aid Commission Homepage provides information on how to apply for state financial aid and scholarships:

The Debt Free College Degree shows how to use work study, crowd funding and other resources to pay for college. In addition, it has many suggestions for veterans.