Essay on My Idea Of Success Has Changed After Completing This Course

1038 Words Dec 18th, 2016 5 Pages
My idea of success has surely changed after completing this course. This course taught me a variety of ways to be successful in both college and in life. I used to think success was just accomplishing something without taking breaks or having spare time for yourself. That idea was completely wrong and this course taught me that in order to achieve success, you need to take breaks and manage your time well. One of the things I had the most trouble with is learning to take a break from work and relax. I 'm the type of person that won 't relax or sleep until I get things done and completed. Breaks allow a person to refuel their brain and be more ready than ever to accomplish the task.
This success course has helped me in numerous ways. One of the journals actually helped me do better in class. The note taking plan journals were the ones that affected me the most. I used to be terrible at writing notes. I would either not know what to write or I would start to daydream and miss important notes I should 've written. That journal entry really helped improve my note taking because of the many different strategies there were in note taking. Two of the note taking strategies I 've started using are paraphrasing and making sure I focus on only writing the important notes instead of every single word I saw. I 've also learned to be more organized with my notes. I would usually just write notes everywhere on my notebook which made it hard for me to know which chapter those notes…

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