To add to your already long list of goals for 2016, here are five New Year’s resolutions that will help you become a better student this year.
Remember, a new year means a new and improved you! *Eye roll*
1. ACTUALLY ATTEND CLASS
Even though you may be perfectly capable of infrequently attending that huge lecture class and still passing the course, perhaps this New Year you should make an effort to attend class each week and to even arrive on time. The courses you are taking are expensive — get your money’s worth by showing up to learn.
2. COME TO CLASS PREPARED
OK, so you’ve managed to actually get out of bed and to attend class on time. Good job! However, it’s not enough to just show up to class — you have to show up prepared! This means bringing your textbooks to class, pulling out a notebook or laptop to take notes on and, most importantly, putting on your thinking helmets and coming to class eager to participate in intellectual conversation.
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