Helping Other Students On Young Students

918 WordsDec 8, 20144 Pages
This paper is an attempt to assist other students on how to become successful in college. There is a lot of pressure in college and course topics may seem difficult to understand or retain but there is always assistance in your college. The first topic I would like to cover is stress. Here is something to keep in mind if stress occurs. Did you know that stress could make you lose your short term and a long-term memory? Well it can. Therefore, in order to think clearly, to learn while in class, and retain the information learned in courses you will have to lesson your stress. For instance, you are in class and trying to listen to the teacher but you cannot. This is because your mind is thinking about other things that makes you stress out e.g. other classes, upcoming test, and wondering is mom giving away all your favorite pants to the Goodwill. These stressors are making you lose focus and unable to think clearly and your retention is completely gone. Now, we need to make sure stress does not happen to you. Again, do not let stress control you! When stress occurs take long deep breathes and tell yourself that everything is going to be okay and make sure you stay calm as well. Another piece of advice that may assist a college student in becoming successful is good work ethic. Work ethic means to work hard and give your all in doing the best that can be done while in college. You need to believe in yourself, work hard, and giving your all. Working hard should
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