How to Be a Good Student


College campuses typically a friendly place, but at the same time, a competitive environment. What you learn there will guide you for the rest of your life. Your good grades will significantly help you get the first job or in your application to graduate school. As a student, you need specific skills to be successful, but these are skills that can be learned. The Basics of Being a Good Student Your top priority should be doing well in school. Study and always attend class. Do all your assigned reading and homework. You should have self-discipline and know how to manage your time very well. Self-Discipline Made Easy Self-discipline may not be natural at first, but you can train yourself to it. Your behavior may contradict your reasoning. But you can educate yourself to have an immediate reaction-mechanism within you. Make it a practice that you want to do what you know you should. Time Management Remember that you only have 24 hours a day, no matter how you slice it. Good time-management requires:       Taking a note on more than you can handle.       Having a reasonable estimate of the time needed to complete each of […]