How to be a
Success at School
adult learners, returning to school is very challenging. Along with
the demands of work, family, and friends, there will be the additional
requirements from the class. Now that you are coming back to school,
you do to help prepare yourself for what’s ahead?
are some tips to help you succeed in school:
prepared for homework. Have a private, quiet
place at home to study. Get help if you need it.
to a regular study schedule.
a calendar over your study area, and pay
attention to it when you mark down tests, projects and assignments.
you can see what you have to do at a glance. You can plan ahead.
to say "no" to activities and
requests you don't have time for.
time for yourself and your family to relax and
focused on your short and long-term goals.
in your accomplishments. Take a moment to
recognize your successes and relish your achievements.
get discouraged or give up. Take one semester at a time.
to feel some stress. Students of all ages do.
an awareness of how you learn
best so that you can apply those study techniques to your education now.
on how to be successful at school see Tazim’s feature, Work Smarter, Not Harder
Marcia Conner’s learning
style quiz (printable version)
hope that you have a successful semester and future.
back to school.
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