Most students have high expectations and are filled with excitement at the beginning of each new school year. They envision being successful in school work but may fail to put together a realistic plan or establish a routine that will enable them to achieve academic success. There are only so many hours in a day, days in a week, and weeks in a school year. If you do not pay attention, the end of the school year will arrive before you know it – and catch you by surprise. To achieve academic success it is important to carefully manage your study time on a daily, weekly and semester basis. The following is a time management strategy for doing this.
In the Norristown Area School District, we are committed to student success. The information listed in this article is appropriate for students at the elementary through college level. Some people believe that really successful students are just born that way. True, some students are able to breeze through school with little or no effort. However, the vast majority of successful students achieve their success by developing and applying effective study habits. The following are the top 10 study habits employed by highly successful students. So if you want to become a successful student, don’t get discouraged, don’t give up, just work to develop each of the study habits below and you will see your grades go up, your knowledge increase and your ability to learn and assimilate information improve.