Friday, September 24, 2010

Top 10 Ways To Be A Better College Student

Thanks to Courtney Bishop and the Top 10 Blog.  This is for all you students just starting out at college or returning for another year.  Courtney is a lover of all things creative, she likes to write and has an obsession with crosswords!  She recently started blogging and you can follow her on Twitter @cbishopBG

Being a college student presents challenges for everyone. Fortunately, there are ways you can be a better student, improve your college experience, and help yourself grow and develop in the process. Here are 10 things to consider:
1. Go To The Right College
Sticking close to home will save you a lot of time, money, and struggles with homesickness and other issues. Besides, you can always plan to travel later in your life.
2. Stay Dedicated
It’s easy to slack off, especially if a particular class seems easy. Everyone takes several elective classes that are relatively easy so they can get a little bit of a break, but don’t let that one easy class give you a lax attitude about your actual degree program.
3. Know What You Want To Do When You Grow Up
If you have a degree plan and don’t change it, you can get through school faster and less expensively. It’s alright to change your mind sometimes, but if you’re incredibly indecisive, it could be that you’re simply not ready for college.

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