Get the Big Picture!
The semester schedule is a month-by-month calendar where you will show the important events, deadlines, etc.
Items to include:
- Important deadlines for projects, reports, assignments, etc
- Tests, midterms, finals
- Special events, meetings, workshops
- Study groups, tutors, etc
- Personal appointments
Doing a semester schedule will give you an overview of what you semester looks like and where the "crunch" periods are.
Being able to see this broad schedule will help you visualize and make sure you can complete all your assignments without sacrificing the time you need to make sure you can keep up with all your classes.