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Attitudes for College SuccessOverviewJordan is working hard at school. He was worried about taking Calculus because he’d never done well in math in high school, but thecourse was required. His first major test has come back, and he scored 44% out of 100%.Jordan had these three reactions:First, he checked the deadline for dropping courses without a penalty… but that had passed.Then, he got angry that his instructor had rushed through the last two units.Finally, Jordan remembered that he’s always been bad at math and that’s just the way it is.It’s tough to stay motivated when you hit a roadblock such as Jordan’s. But challenges are part of higher education, no matter whatyour ability, age, or experience. How you choose to handle those roadblocks will affect your success.Activity 1Here are three techniques to stay motivated when you face challenges:You can...Take increasing responsibility for your success by making choices and taking actions that are within your control.Apply a growth mindset by believing that you can "grow" your ability and intelligence with effort.

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