How to Be a Successful Student

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How to Be a Successful Student
Some people never learn effective study habits in high school. Thus, they may struggle through their first semester of college. A student should figure out how he/she studies the best; many people cannot create a quality essay at four in the morning with the music playing and the television on. Although poor study habits may cause the student to struggle, which results in unhappiness, he/she can become connected by joining clubs, music groups, or sports that will help a person make more friends while balancing his/ her life, thus making him/her a happier student. So, students should get involved! School does not have to be just about schoolwork. One should find an activity that his/her school offers, and he/she should join if his/her schedule allows. Yet, some people have a harder time adjusting to school than other people and may feel that success is impossible. However, a student can be successful in many ways, such as by being on time for class, keeping an assignment notebook, and managing his/ her time. For a student to be successful, he/she must begin by getting to class on time. To do this, he/she should make next morning preparations on the night before, such as ironing his/her garments on the night before class; this will save him/her at least five to ten minutes in the morning, and he/she may use that time to read the newspaper or take out the garbage. Next, one should purchase an alarm clock and batteries if he/she does not already own one. After completing the buying process, he/she must set this clock two hours before his/her first class is scheduled to begin. He/she should set his/ her alarm to wake him/her/her with the annoying “beep, beep, beep” sound rather than the sound of soothing music; he/she must also resist the urge to hit the snooze button, which could cause him/her to be late for class if he/she hits it too many times. By following these simple steps, he/she will have thirty minutes to prepare and eat a...
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