What Is The Difference Between Getting To Work And Using Time Wisely

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In class we were assigned two readings, about time management, and focusing on our school work. The readings were “Getting to Work”, and “Using Time Wisely” in A Pocket Guide to College Success. In the readings there was a tremendous amount of explanation about studying, and doing homework. I have to agree with both of the readings. Each one of them had very good ideas on how to succeed in your freshmen year of college. Some of the lessons that I thought were helpful and some that were not were making a plan, have time for you, get to know your teachers, and study. First of all, making a plan is one thing that I found very helpful when reading that part of chapter. In both of the readings it was saying make a plan, and get your work done. …show more content…
In one of the readings it had said don’t forget to go have fun, because college is not just about all of the school work. The majority of college is about your school work, and if you understand the information that is being taught. In A Pocket Guide to College Success, it had been said a couple of times that you need to plan some time for yourself, and I agree with it. In other words, planning time for yourself can also be a little break from all of the school work that has been assigned to you over the past couple of weeks. I always thought that the people that go out and have fun are the ones that struggle with school because they never did their homework. I’ve been in college for three weeks now, and have realized that you have to make time for yourself else you’ll go crazy studying all …show more content…
That was probably one thing that I found least helpful, and not in a bad way. I’m just not the type of person to get to know their teachers. I like learning from my teachers, but to discuss what they want to do for fun, and chat about the little things. I’m not the type of person that likes small talk. Obviously, I’m just not sure what to think about that part of the reading. Last but not least, studying was mentioned in one reading more than anything else. In “Getting to Work” they kept saying that studying is the number one thing that you must do in college. To be honest, after being here for three weeks I understand that studying is important. We all need to study so we can pass the tests, and remember the information that was being taught. I haven’t been in college that long, but I do know that if you don’t study for things, then you may miss out on something that was significant to the assignment, or

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