Whether you are beginning the initial process of applying to college or currently enrolled, it is imperative to know the importance of developing personal time. College is often a stressful time for students because it is their first time away from home and learning to be responsible for their own time management. To combat stress and anxieties in a healthy manner, the student should research and invest time into routine personal time. Some students use their personal time to meditate or engage in a hobby. The purpose of you personal time is to release those positive chemicals in your brain to help you combat the stresses that you will face throughout the day.