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Keeping track of projects

Hi everybody,

I'm new here, so I hope I'm in the right forum.

I've got the following problem: I'm a student in audio engineering and after my diploma I want to go to film school. So right now, I'm pretty busy with creative projects. In fact, I'm kinda overloaded; I've got school projects and papers, commissions, and a whole lot of my own projects that I have to complete in order to qualify for film school. So it's a pretty inmanageable mix...

So what I need, basically, is a system to keep track of all my current projects, i.e. what I have to do on which project, the progress and, if available, a deadline. I don't want any fancy applications, all I'm working with is iCal and my Palm. I've found that the Memos in Palm are a good starting point, but I'm having a little trouble organising it all.

Anybody got ideas? I'd appreciate it.





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