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Student Academic Success: Student Analysis

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Student academic success is a direct reflection of how a particular school system is run. From kindergarten until fourth grade, I attended large public schools and I performed poorly in all of them. I was placed into learning support services that would clarify new concepts and reduce the amount of class work given to me. However, it did little to help me, and after fourth grade I attended High Point Academy, a charter school that changed me entirely. During the first month of fifth grade, I was given daily reading assignments that I got no help on. For the first time I could think on my own, and I was passing with perfect scores; my teachers took notice and placed me in advanced classes. Taking advanced reading let me think critically about an argument and craft my own thoughts. This inspired me to love learning. From fifth grade to a current freshman at McLennan Community College (MCC), I have been an avid learner because I went to High Point Academy. The charter school experience allowed me to learn without being told how to think; my teachers ultimately pushed me to become a better student. Reflecting on this, I…show more content…
For instance, 40% of the survey respondents stated they have trouble with time management and procrastination. Specifically, most survey respondents find having multiple assignments and tests spanned across several classes, with three week long due dates, are difficult to plan for. Students are fooled by the illusion of having copious amounts of time so they wait to do their assignments. Similarly, having the same number of assignments and tests from each class, but in a one-week time frame, is stressful. Since students do not have enough time to study and do quality work for each assignment in one week, students fail when they can easily succeed. In either case, time management and procrastination keeps students from being
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