The Academic Profiler serves as a resource to our members to help you identify areas of improvement and help you get your grades on track. To target your areas of weakness go to


You might see the following characteristics in members struggling in this area:

  • Lacks time management
  • Lacks a defined place to study or do school work
  • Personal spaces are cluttered
  • Tardiness or misses appointments
  • Lacks the ability to prioritize items or make a to-do list
  • Does not make the best use of ones time
  • Lacks focus or goals
  • Procrastination

Organization falls into 3 categories:

  1. Physical Organization
  2. Mental Organization
  3. Time Management

Action Steps

Below are action items that can benefit members struggling in this area:

  • Develop SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely)
  • Identify a study space that is free of distractions
  • Develop a weekly schedule to help manage your time and prioritize your tasks
  • Utilize the student success center or student learning center on campus where you can attend mini-sessions to develop better study skills, organization, note taking skills, etc
  • Write it down: make a To-Do list
  • Set a time frame in which to accomplish a task and set reminders so you meet this task
  • Combined similar activities together
  • Avoid activity overload


Here are resources that can address the above action items:

Mobile Apps

  • Overdrive Media Console
  • Genius Scan
  • Remind
  • EasilyDo
  • Timeful
  • Beep Me
  • OmniFocus
  • Last Time


  • Google Docs
  • Evernote
  • Awesome Notes
  • Things