It’s ‘Back to School Time’! Ring a bell? Are you racking your brains already on how your new school year would be? Relax! It’s just a matter of how you make the plan. The school year can be fun and even exciting if you draw a perfect map to organize your day-to-day activities. Whether you are a spontaneous person or not, it’s always best to foresee your plans and act accordingly. Always remember. One school year is another stepping stone to your successful career. Scroll down and have a look at some of the best tips to boost up your new school year.
1) Embrace the word Organized
Do you know? Your rate of success in studies is directly proportional to how organized you are! You don’t necessarily need to be the brightest kid in your class, but if you have a ‘well thought out map to steer your school year; you will be the most successful student among your peers. Period. The first step is to get adequate Binders and folders. Keep a record of your assignments and home works. Mark it off when done. Make sure to have all supplies you need for school and while studying at home to be kept separately. You can combine 3 or 4 major subjects in one notebook. This will help you to reduce the overload. Always remember to clean your folders after work is done.
2) Know your Syllabi
How well do you know your syllabi? What all subjects are you taking this year? Know them. Do an analysis. Talk with your seniors; they will be able to give a proper perspective from a student’s angle. Understand which subjects may be challenging for you. Don’t be shy to be a know-all! It gives you an extra edge among your peers.
3) Know Your Teacher
It’s always best to know who is your teacher for some particular subjects, especially the challenging ones. Connect with them. Talk! It can help you big time when the school year begins. It also shows how committed you are and the teacher would be encouraged to help you out in the time of your academic hurdles.
4) Lend Your Ears and Take Notes
Your teacher is the gateway to your knowledge and it’s beyond what’s written in your textbook. So Listen! You will have a lot more to learn every day from them. Take Notes. Come up with your method to shorten the notes so that you can easily memorize them. Don’t forget to highlight the important points.
5) Gather Study Groups
Of course! They say friends happen to you. But you can always choose the right ones! Make sure to form study groups and regularly spend a couple of study hours with them. It’s room for more ideas and you will discover your potential at a new level. Have fun, and more importantly learn more!
6) Go Offbeat
Find time for some activity classes! Join clubs whether it is music, sports, or art. At the end of the day, you should always find time to do what you love, your passion. This should go in parallel with your regular academic schedule.
7) Visit Your School Library Daily
Read, Read and Read! Do not restrain your knowledge to the four walls of your classroom. Gain as much knowledge as books can provide you! This will improve your vocabulary every single day passing by. Note down the words which struck you the most. Use it while writing.
8) Set a Bar for Yourself
You should always enjoy setting deadlines for your tasks. This will help you prioritize your works more effectively. Think about the rewards you will achieve by doing so! This will push you furthermore to work hard. Deadlines are the perfect way to end unwanted procrastination!
9) Seek out Your Perfect Tutor
Don’t hesitate to have a backup plan! You might not always be able to keep up with your teacher, and might lose track of your studies at times. Get a good tutor who will help you gain extra mileage in your academic career. Online tutoring is a good option when you feel you need some help with your homework right then. You will feel more confident and prepared for the next day!
10) Sleep Well
Heard it a million times? But it’s true! In between all the hustles and bustles of studies and club activities make sure you sleep at the proper time. Give it a rest and prepare your body and mind for the exciting day coming ahead. Wake up like sunshine!