By: Noelia Vargas
If you want to now how to become a better student here are four steps to remember:
Step#1– Be organized Take everything you need with you to class. It would be a good idea to take books, folders, pens, pencils, homework, review sheets and anything else you will now you need for the day. One thing you can do is add sticky notes to your books or agenda. You can also get a paper clip and put it on the date you are in so you will know what day is it.
Step#2– Being attentive Pay attention is very important to at least 90 percent of your success in class. When a teacher is giving a lesson, take notes and if you don’t understand something, raise your hand and ask questions. Rewriting notes taken in class is helpful if taking exceptionally hard classes.
Step#3– Doing homework properly & focused Teachers give you homework for a reason teachers give you home work for a review. If you are using you phone or electronics while you are doing home work then what is the point. It is important to be focused while you are doing homework because you won’t get as much as you need to know if you are distracted Step#4– Revising sensibly It is advised to start studying at least a few days before a test, Make a schedule and don’t procrastinate. If something randomly pops up, then try to study a little more the day before. If you do this you will not be stressed out the day before the test. Step#5– Studying in a focused & concentrated way Take a 15 minute break every 2 hours. Don’t lose your cool if you’re stuck. Just take a break, then refocus on your work and you’ll succeed. Also, study what you DON’T know, it will help you in the long run.