Guidelines And Thoughts For Academic Success Essay

813 Words Sep 13th, 2015 4 Pages
Become a successful student is what most students want. There are many different way to be a successful student. During my time of education, I learn one thing that there is not a single way can make student success in very short period of time. It takes many steps to do so. In the article “Guidelines and Thoughts for Academic Success”, Larry Ludewig makes a list to tell people what successful student usually do. While I was reading it, I found out that there are many things I never did before. The three main characteristics of successful student that I want to try this semester are ask questions, have good time management, and have educational goals.
The first characteristic of a successful student that I want to take action to adopt in this semester is ask more question during the class. The reason why I want to ask question in class because I usually afraid to speak in front of people. I know that this is not going to help me to learn English. For instance, when I was in ENG 50, we spend a lot of time on discussing the topic and article that I am going to write about. During the discussion, I don’t understand a lot of it because I don’t know many words, but I never ask. I was afraid that other students will laugh at me if I use the wrong grammar or words. This though created a lot tough time for myself. Because of that, I spend more time to figure out how to write the essay than any other students. In the article, Ludewig says, “If you want something, go after it. Get…

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