Some people may call Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder a curse; I would actually consider it a gift. Having the disorder has its challenges, and blessings. However, I find that when managed, ADHD can be a genuine asset in my life. The website “Study Guides and Strategies” provided many useful tips that I hope to use as a tool while learning, or apply in any classroom setting. Using these tricks and tips, the issues that I face while learning will hopefully become managed, and eventually become an asset to this journey we call learning.
Working 6 days a week with two jobs and school work. I really don’t have time to do homework that it starts to become it very stressful. I either forget or procrastinate. The times that I do my homework is during my lunch break, at nights, sometimes the weekends. At times I have so much work to do at my job that I forget about homework. Procrastinating can get me at my worse, when I know I end up tired, I choose to rest instead of doing homework. I realize that I need to stay on top of my things because that’s how teachers can grade 0 for not doing
The most important principle to be successful is personal responsibility. We take personal responsibility from Adolescence all the way to college. Personal responsibility is the key to College success because at times, most students find themselves falling short. Some examples are turning in assignments at the last minute, running late for class, and cramming for a test. As noted by Lorii, “The power behind taking responsibility for your actions lies in putting an end to negative thought patterns. You no longer dwell on what went wrong or focus on whom you are going to blame. You don't waste time building roadblocks to your success. Instead, you are set free and can now focus on succeeding. When an individual takes personal responsibility
1. What three success strategies (from the Student Success Strategies Guide) will you plan on using throughout your degree program to help you be a successful student? My 1st strategies is to schedule times to study and do assignments , The 2nd to attend all the live chat sessions and 3rd to log into the Virtual Campus at least twice a day.
In order for me to get all of that momentum toward completing my work going, I must walk into my home and go straight into my study zone. I have to have all of those things going for me to have a successful study time. If anything is missed like turning off the television or not going straight into that room then the chances of me doing any work go down drastically. Procrastination is like an addiction for
So staying to true form after facing the two big issues causing my procrastination I immediately began procrastinating my solving procrastination. However after two days I realized that this really was a problem that needed solving right here and now. So I began to brainstorm how I could solve my problem. The next week of the class couldn’t have come at a better time since we focused mainly on procrastination. After reviewing my notes from that class and looking to the textbook for advice, I found the solutions to my first problem to-do lists, calendars, timers, and specific study and work times with
The problem is that I procrast when it come with school and work.In the past year I didnt do well in this same class end of having to drop the class in the main reason why is because I would wait last minture to do the work or go online. It cause me to be late and I tuned in the assessment last minute. I wait last minute to do everything. My hypotheses is if you follow these easy step you wouldn 't procurator anymore.The methods and steps I use to help me with my stop procrastination is write down my work on a calendar. Break my work into little steps. Then change the area i 'm in if it 's loud ,and I cannot stay focus ; I would go somewhere quiet , so I can get the work done . Most of the time it 's the library for me because it 's so quiet in the library. Create a goal a timeline with deadlines about the work. Eliminate my procrastination pit-stops which mean to us young adults election deceive anything that stop me from doing my work is a pit-stop. Get a friend that inspire to who is going to take action and help you not procurator which its my girlfriend. Ask for help if you stuck on something don 't wait last minute ask your teacher or friend. Write your goals on something look at it everyday. If you want to get this work done write it down look at it everyday until it is finish. Finally Just do it don 't wait
Learning and studying for many months, with so days doing homework from three to eleven had made my life adapted to being busy. Now that I had more free time, I do not want to do nothing because to me that it would be a waste of time. I want to go to sleep every day knowing that I did something that day and I did not waste my time. I also felt I could become more efficient in learning because there are still many students who are smarter than me and are somehow able to pick up new material really fast. This had driven me to challenge myself more, striving to become a better
Some of the main arguments the author acknowledges is the amout of students who do not succeed either in high school or college. Points are signed out by explaining how the lack of money or education frustrates the students. A topic is mention based on how even graduated students do not succeed as much in life. These people took college for four years or more, invested a lot of money, and ended up being a truck driver or working with sewage. Which makes no sense because they received a certificate to earn a good amount of money and unfortunitly have to look somewhere else because of the need of money. Topics like this or lack of money and education are frequently repeated.Freshman college students fail the most because instead of being taught
Every morning I wake up searching my bed for my phone. Flipping sheets and pillows until my phone appears. I lay back in bed and check my Facebook, Snapchat and Reddit. Telling myself that i'll get out of bed in fifteen minutes but I get absorbed into my phone and that fifteens minutes turn into thirty minutes. I start to do the rest of chemistry homework but in five minutes I lose my concentration and I reach for my phone without thinking. I end up doing my homework last minute before class. I always tell myself that I got to do my homework right after school. But that never happens because the same thing that always happens in the morning, Its a endless cycle. While I was typing up this essay, I thought of batman and went to Netflix and watched Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. Five hours wasted that i could've used for homework. Some people self diagnose themselves with ADHD and blame their attention span and willingness to learn on ADHD. I blame it on the internet and ourselves.
The first reason that I am being procrastinate is because I sometimes cannot focus on my work, I always think that I still have 3 days or 2 days to work on it, so just go have some fun right now, is not a big deal. However, it end up with I don’t have time to do research because I always leave it till last day, which means I deserve a low grades because I didn’t work hard. The reason why am I being so procrastinate is because of my lack ability of self-control, I am so easy to get distract from other things such as video games, my friends, Facebook and so on. There is an example from my first year assignment from MGMT 1000, the assignment requires us to write 1500 words essay,
In order to help San Jose State University students manage time in a more efficient way, there was a workshop on September 6 in room SSC 602. Before having a discussion about how the students who attended the workshop managed their time, the two lecturers began by defining what time management was. Time management is how individuals approach and optimize the use of their time. According to the speakers, being aware of what one wants and what one prioritizes are the two main important skills in managing time effectively. By having group discussions, watching videos, and participating in “what-if” activities, we learned about the five logical barriers that may get in the way for students at San Jose
1. Which success elements did you learn during this class that you found the most helpful/interesting? Did you implement them into your life? If so, did they work out for you? If not, why not?
Technology is a honestly the majority of the distractions that cause myself to procrastinate while studying and finish assignments ahead of time. For example my phone just in general allows me to do so much now like it's almost not even funny how many different distractions are accessible from a phone. I could be online shopping, playing video games, communicating with friends, or even just browsing social media. I can literally just use my phone until there nothing left to look at and that alone can consume a great chunk of time throughout a single day. To stop myself from all these distractions I just give my phone away to my advisor, turn it off for the duration of my studies, or multi task until I eventually get my work done. Not all of these option are the best to resort to but it's what I do on a daily basis to get through
What do think when you hear student success? Many people think different things. For example, student success could be a student having a good job in something they specialized on, and are living on their own without anybody's help. There are several different ways student succeed and ways to change schools in order for their students to succeed as well in this article. For instance, Anaheim High Schools can improve student success if we have longer school days, make the student be interested in school and on what they are learning, and having more after school programs that interest kids and will keep their minds off of bad things.