Importance Of Learning And Studying In College

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Learning and studying in college is a lot different than it was in high school. In high school I could just take the quizzes, test, and in class work, and just blow off all the homework. I would still manage to get B’s and C’s in my classes. In college that strategy does not work. I walked in to class the first day of my new life began right then and there, but I hadn’t realize it. I found a seat somewhere in the front since in high school I remembered sitting in the back maybe wasn’t the best idea for me since I usually was a talker. I had to learn to listen to the lectures and retain what I had learned, to do this I employed better listing skills. I had to clear my mind and pay attention to the entire lecture. I had to keep my mind from wondering …show more content…
As I well knew I was not any closer at finishing those weeks’ assignments or the next ones coming due. I often made excuses for myself or blamed that now I have a fulltime job I could not handle going to school full-time, working full-time, being the devoted mom and wife. But I still continued to go to class every week. Finally as we were reviewing the On Course material it was like a big wake up call. I was given all the tools I need to succeed right here in front of me with this course I tried to put off. I wrote out a schedule for all chores or task that needed to be done. Put then in an order of importance. Took full responsibility for all my actions weather they were good or bad. I had even wrote an affirmation and taped it to everything. I would look at so that I would read it every day. To remind myself how I am going to be successful in college and I know I am capable of handling all of my responsibilities. I had to learn to listen to the lectures and retain what I had learned, to do this I employed better listing skills. I had to clear my mind and pay attention to the entire lecture. I had to keep my mind from wondering and keep focused on the lecture. I use a new note strategy I learned to highlight as I took notes to focus on important parts of the lectures. I now go over my notes as soon as class is …show more content…
But one thing I learned in Cg100 Is that I am a doer and doer must jump in and do. Sometimes when we just do it is not always right the first time but we learn best from our mistakes. I may fail a class or two and have to take it over this first semester. But I did learn I need to focus far better in my classes and in my homework. I also learned that doers have to employ other ways of learning not just doing like using our emotions or thinking about things before we just do them. Know I take time to think about things before I just jump into it I let the material sink in so that I can build upon it in the

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