Hints_to_do_well_in_college

Hints_to_do_well_in_college - 1 Classroom Expectations I....

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Classroom Expectations I. BELIEVE THESE STATEMENTS A. COLLEGE IS HARDER THAN HIGH SCHOOL. AT THE SAME TIME, YOU ARE NOW READY TO MEET THIS NEXT CHALLENGE. DON'T FREAK OUT. YOU CAN HANDLE THIS. BUT…BE CAREFUL TO NOT LET YOURSELF GET CAUGHT IN THE TREACHERY OF MEDIOCRITY. SOMETIME AFTER THE INITIAL SHOCK OF HAVING SO MUCH MORE WORK FROM SOME OF YOUR COURSES, YOU WILL FIGURE OUT THAT SOMETIMES YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO SLIDE BY AND MANAGE TO PASS, WITHOUT DOING YOUR BEST WORK. RESIST THIS TREACHERY. MY GOD, THINK ABOUT IT. DO YOU REALLY WANT TO LET YOURSELF SLIP INTO A MINDSET OF BEING LAZY, MEDIOCRE, SETTLING FOR LESS OF YOURSELF MERELY BECAUSE SOMEONE ELSE EXPECTS LITTLE OF YOU. WHAT A TOTAL WASTE! THE PROFESSORS THAT LET YOU GET AWAY WITH THIS ATTITUDE ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS. INSTEAD, LOOK UP TO AND MEET THE DEMANDS OF YOUR RIGOROUS PROFESSORS. THEY TRULY ARE YOUR FRIENDS. BY PUSHING YOU, THEY ARE RESPECTING YOUR HUMANITY AND PREPARING YOU TO MANAGE THE DEMANDS OF LIFE, INSTEAD OF HAVING TO SETTLE FOR THE DEMANDS OF LIFE MANAGING YOU. B. COLLEGE IS TOTALLY COOL. EVEN IF YOU DEDICATE YOURSELF TO STRIVE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, YOU WILL STILL HAVE THE COOLEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE. COLLEGE IS A TOTAL BLAST. SOAK IT UP! BUT HEED MY MOTTO, EXCESS IN MODERATION. WHEN YOU PARTY, HELL, WHEN YOU DO ANYTHING, DO IT 100%. BUT KNOW WHEN TO SAY WHEN TO PARTYING, AND WHEN TO GET BACK TO YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES. LIKE IT OR NOT, ONE OF THE PRICES YOU PAY FOR THAT OH SO NEAR GOAL OF BEING AN ADULT IS THE REALITY THAT YOU NOW HAVE MORE RESPONSIBILITIES. C. UNLESS YOU ARE A GENIUS, YOU WILL NOT DO AS WELL IN SCHOOL IF YOU WORK MORE THAN 10-15 HOURS A WEEK. ANY MORE HOURS THAN THAT, DON'T TAKE MORE THAN 12 -15 UNITS, MAXIMUM. AND BE PREPARED TO SACRIFICE SOME FUN TIME. 1. YOU MAY PASS YOUR CLASSES, BUT PROBABLY WITH LOWER GRADES. IS IT WORTH IT? ARE YOU POSSIBLY GOING TO GO TO GRADUATE SCHOOL, LAW SCHOOL, ETC., WHERE A HIGH GRADE POINT AVERAGE IS NECESSARY? BETTER TO TAKE AN EXTRA SEMESTER OR YEAR AND COME OUT WITH A HIGHER GPA AND MORE KNOWLEDGE PACKED INTO YOUR BRAIN. D. COLLEGE IS LIKE THE MINOR LEAGUES OF BASEBALL. YOU HAVE A FEW YEARS HERE TO DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS. IF YOU SUCCEED, YOU BECOME A PLAYER IN OUR SOCIETY. YOU CAN LIVE YOUR LIFE ON YOUR TERMS. IF YOU FAIL, YOU WILL LIKELY BE A HANGER ON, STRUGGLING TO GET BY. IF YOU DECIDE TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT LIFE AND ITS RESPONSIBILITIES RIGHT NOW, AND NOT SCREW AROUND IN COLLEGE, YOU WILL DRAMATICALLY INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF CONTROLLING YOUR DESTINY IN LIFE. II. WORDS OF WISDOM A. BE RESPONSIBLE. DON'T KID YOURSELVES. THAT MEANS YOU AREN'T A KID ANYMORE. NO ONE IS GOING TO LOOK AFTER YOU AND GIVE YOU DETENTION IF YOU SCREW UP. NO CALLS HOME, NO PARENT VISITS, NO TEACHER LECTURES, NO PRINCIPAL WARNINGS. IT'S UP TO YOU. DEAL WITH IT. WHAT DOES BEING RESPONSIBLE MEAN?
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