How to Succeed in University

Posted by Martha Cutajar | September 11, 2018

How to Succeed In University

 

Let’s be honest, the majority of students manage to graduate from university without learning a single thing, but then again what is the point of even going to University at all? It is determined that a good percentage of students do not improve in their writing and research skills after a few years in University. Pepe Housing has come up with a number of ways to help you succeed in University and to avoid this from happening to you as well.

#1 Attend Lectures

Yes, this may appear as a quite obvious tip but it is the most important. Speaking from my own perspective, there are many students that you would hear their name in the attendance but you have never seen them, they are no shows. You cannot expect to learn the content on your own without any help, at one point you need to attend class and get a proper explanation so that it will be much easier for you when revising.

#2 Study More

It is determined that the most successful students are those who study at least 20 hours a week. It is highly recommended to start managing your time as necessary other than trying to study for 15-20 minutes and all you can think about is using your phone and trying to find the best excuse for you not to study etcetera. Focus more on your studies and try to work hard to get the grades you desire.

#3 Study in a quiet place

Your room is only the most common place to go study but it is definitely not the right place because you will be super comfortable and there are so many distractions that would not help you in focusing. You need to find the right spot for you, it may take a while until you find one but in time you will, either you find a super relaxing and quiet park or you can even find the perfect spot for you in the library to avoid any distractions.

#4 Join a Study Group

Speaking from my own point of view, I prefer studying with other students, it is a way that helps me to perform better in university and I hate studying alone. Start working ahead on assignments so that it would be easier for you to understand more what is being asked of you and come up with better answers. If you start working instantly once you receive the assignment you would have much more time to work on it with your study group and you can definitely help each other in any difficulties that you encounter.

#5 Find a Tutor

If there is a particular subject that you cannot just understand anything from this class, find a little help to help you improve your grades and help you learn more about what the subject is all about. A tutor may be a friend who is an expert in the subject or it may also be a student who is a couple years ahead of you, this may be the perfect option for you to ensure to succeed in all of the university subjects. When in need, don’t be afraid to ask for some help.

#6 Choose an area that You Love

There is a higher probability that you succeed in University if you choose the right major for you, something that really interests you and something you can imagine yourself working in. This is very important because if the student loves the area of study, you would not find it that difficult to spend some more time studying and devoting more time to study and focus rather than ditching school any chance that you get, otherwise it would all be a big waste of time.

We hope you enjoyed reading this article, make sure to follow these useful tips as they will definitely be a stepping stone in getting the grades you desire and most importantly the grades you deserve. If you know of any other suggestions that help in being successful in University, feel free to comment in the comment section below! :)

 

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