In Ten Easy Steps
If you think this is all the information you need to know to become the model student that everyone strives to be, you are right. After you’ve finished reading this, you’ll have what it takes to be the resident genius. The problem with becoming the perfect student is that people see becoming the perfect student as a combination of intelligence, hard work, and a natural learning aptitude -aspects that the average student could never possibly display. However, after reading this article you will plainly see that being the perfect student is not so much having an education as much as it is learning how to do things without working yourself. ________________________________________
1. You already have the potential in you to be a perfect student. It may not appear to be true right now, but as long as you fool yourself into thinking you’re smart, that’s all that matters. You don’t need to display your smarts, you just have to have a pretty good feeling that, if you had to, you probably could. The fact is, it’s a lot easier to rely on the illusion that you’re intelligent than to rely on your actual intelligence. Deceiving yourself is the key. 2. Very little is said in school that is important. Whether it’s spoken by teachers, fellow classmates, or even yourself, chances are that it’s not worth hearing. So do not be afraid if you are asked a question to which you don’t know the answer, just give any answer and you will be commended for your effort. Blurting out senseless strings of syllables is preferable. As long as your mouth is moving, people will think you know what you’re talking about. Talking excessively is the key. 3. If you intend to learn anything at all, make sure it is actually outside of school. Studies have shown that the school environment, teachers, and not surprisingly cafeteria food all have a negative effect on a student’s ability to concentrate. The real education you receive should come from real life, like sitcoms and reality...
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