As a senior and approaching graduation, I’m going to list the 5 things I wish I knew before I enrolled in college.
1. If you procrastinate, find ways around it, or learn to work with it!
Is it perfectionism? Feeling overwhelmed? Exhaustion? Whatever it is, be sure to find out what it is and address it! This is an awful habit many college students don’t know how to break. Try to dig deeper and work around your procrastinating habits.
2. GPA is important, but it’s not the most important thing. It won’t make or break you.
Remember that it is just a number.
3. Make study plans for your finals
Not sure how? Go to: http://saralaughed.com/finals-study-plan/ and see how Sara made her way out of the exams!
4. Learn how to write well
Don’t just take notes and not process them throughout the lecture. Be clear and concise, and avoid clichés. Not only are class notes important, but email etiquette is also extremely critical.
5. Avoid eating alone
Close your laptop and push aside the Netflix, and go grab lunch with a friend. This is a great way to get to know others around campus! Speaking of not eating alone, I went out with my boss’s daughter, Emma for a yummy Macaroon date! Here are a few images below.
Now over to you–what is something you do to help yourself become more prepared for college/semester back to school?
To taking your next best step.
Thanks for reading!