I. INRODUCTION Many students of today are having hard time learning because they focus on other things that really catch their attention. That’s why most of them fail in their classes and worst of all, they get out of school Different excuses and reasons are being raised but still they fall into one principle that learning depends on the person’s attitude, the way he or she look and respond to things and making the best of a situation. This study focuses on the effective learning skills and strategies that would help numbers of students survive in their studies. Also, this would help them get rid of low marks and lastly, this study would let them know the strategies to have fun and learn at the same time. II. EFFECTIVE LEARNING SKILLS AND STRATEGIES TO ACADEMIC SUCCESS
According to Harry Emerson Fosdick, “No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.”
God has blessed each and every one of us with intellect, emotion, ability and individuality. He had given us the dominion to govern ourselves. Every person, every student is a powerhouse of great potential and a storehouse of abounding raw resources. But these gifts are useless unless directed, enhanced and developed through self-discipline.
What Does Discipline Require?
1. GOAL SETTING
In setting your goals, you must define your short term, medium and long range targets. Realistic and attainable goals give direction and motivation. Without them, much in life is wasted. You will find yourself in doing a little of this and a little of that and hardly accomplishing anything. No engineer, doctor and other professional has mastered his art or craft by accident. They all strived for excellence. So, to be successful in your chosen career, you must first do everything you could while you’re still young