How to Succeed in High School and College

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How to do Well in High School

There are a host of habits one can employ to be a successful student. Many successful high school students do the following to maximize their success.

  1. Set Short and Long term goals
  2. Master time management
  3. Select balanced course load
  4. Be active outside the classroom
  5. Participate in class
  6. Take good care of yourself
  7. Find your passion
  8. Learn to say NO, don’t over-commit yourself
  9. Earn leadership roles
  10. Build and use study groups and a network support

Successful High School Students Do These 10 Things

Effective Stress Management Tools for High School Students

  1. Manage your time properly
  2. Use Pareto Principle “80/20 Rule” 80% of the results come from 20% of the work you do. Work smarter and focus your energy on 20% of work that is likely to yield 80% of your results.
  3. Keep things organized
  4. Learn to study effectively
  5. Practice Self Care:
    • 7-8 hours of sleep
    • Eat properly
    • Stay active
  6. Try some proven stress management techniques:
    • Listen to music
    • Deep Breathing
    • Meditation
    • Keep a journal
  7. Create your own support group:
    • Join clubs and extracurricular activities
    • Seek support at home
    • Take advantage of student services
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