Graduation Speech : Time Management, Memory Skills, And Study Skills

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The four years I spent in high school were a breeze. I hardly studied and when I did it wasn 't more than an hour. Making all A’s was as easy as pie. I never had to try; however, college was a whole other story. My teachers no longer babied me and I started to struggle to make even a B let alone an A.Student Success has been an eye opening experience that has made me realize I need to step up my game in order to survive college. This class has taught me how to succeed during my years in college. There are many things Student Success showed me that helped me during this first semester, but the four things that were most influential were Time Management, Memory Skills, Test Taking Skills, and Study Skills. Time Management was extremely helpful for me. Before college and before I took Student Success I never even thought about how I could arrange my day and time in order to be the most efficient I could. I would forget about my homework and even some tests. Most days I would play games or watch anime before my homework, and by the time I got started on it, it would already be ten or eleven at night and I would stay up till twelve or one finishing up. My memory has always been a problem that I could never fix. I could learn something one day and the next I wouldn’t even be able to tell you what I had for dinner that night. This may just have to do with the fact that I didn’t have a proper way to study and memorize the information, or maybe I just had a difficult time retaining

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