Decrease stress and increase productivity with useful techniques you can easily incorporate into your busy life. Begin by assessing and understanding your personal learning style. Turn piles into files through organization systems for your binder, backpack, locker and desk. Tackle time management issues starting with self-assessment, then review time trackers and calendaring strategies. Learn to set goals and break down projects while prioritizing what's important. Finally, stock your personal toolkit with effective strategies to communicate with teachers and practical techniques to develop and maintain a positive mindset.