6 Great Reasons to
Go to Class
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1. Itís expensive to pay and not go. Itís
your money. Ok, maybe your parents
are helping too? Either way, donít
you just hate it when you pay for something and then donít use it? Like that text book you bought and never looked at again?
Make sure you get the most of your investment by going to class.
2. Your professor may put a high premium on attendance. Funny thing is, she may
even say she doesnít care if you come or not. But I donít recommend you test her.
Not going shows you donít care, and you sure donít want the teacher
thinking you donít care about her class.
3. Itís a responsible habit that can have long-term payoffs. Weíre grown ups now.
keep our commitments. Signing up for
a class is like saying, ďIíll be there. Count me in. See you
there.Ē Few people stand behind their commitments, so if youíre someone who
does, you will distinguish yourself from the masses out there, and be well
respected at school, then in your chosen career.
4. You will learn more than if you stay away. You are working way too hard to make good grades if you start missing
class. Itís one of the biggest
kept secrets to making the grade in college. Prep before class, go to class, listen, review soon after.
Piece of cake, and a lot less work than any other method out there.
5. You get to know other students in the class. And this is a good thing.
only do you get to hear the great questions of others that you might not have
thought to ask, you may also find others to study with so you donít have to
struggle in a class you find more difficult. Letís not forget either that school isnít just about making the grade
and graduating, itís also about making friends you may keep the rest of your
life. A good place to find those
friends is right there in class.
6. Itís where the answers are. How else will you know whatís on the test?
©2006 Crystal Jonas
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Purpose." Crystal delivers over 100 programs across the U.S. a year
and helps college students excel in college and prepare for career success.
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