Chances of success
What are your chances of success.
THOSE WHO’s CHANCES OF SUCCESS INCREASE
THOSE WHO’s CHANCES OF SUCCESS DECREASE
Are open to acquiring and refining techniques for better learning.
Attend review sessions, ask questions in class, and join study groups.
Strive to understand. They clarify, rewrite main ideas and details, make questions and answers from material to be learned.
Read for the purposes of understanding and learning. The goal is to learn.
Emphasize understanding content. Areas of confusion are clarified. Studying for exams begins early and cramming is avoided.
Anticipate amounts of time needed for assignments and begin early. Break large tasks into smaller, easier to manage pieces.
Want to self-test to discover what has and hasn’t been learned before taking exams.
Balance time between academic and personal growth activities.
Willing to learn and do what is necessary to succeed in college. Mastered a process to do so.
Choose positive attitudes about learning and tasks necessary to earn a degree.
Can convert ideas into own words.Don’t accept the importance of acquiring and refining the skills essential to learning.
Rarely utilize opportunities that aid knowledge acquisition.
Often reread as a means for study, emphasize memorization not understanding, rarely rewrite, or reorganize notes.
Read mechanically and because it is assigned. The goal is to finish the reading.
Cramming is common. Areas of confusion are ignored. Recognition of ideas and details, not understanding, is emphasized.
Don’t see how much time is required to complete a task. Begin assignments late thus output is below potential.
Rarely realize how much has been learned and not learned until exams are returned.
Spend majority of time on personal growth activities. Time spent on academic and personal growth activities is unbalanced.
Resist doing what’s necessary to succeed in college and have no system or method developed for succeeding in college.
Choose negative attitudes. Frequently complain about doing what is necessary to earn a degree.