Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Freshman Follies (How to Avoid Them)

Paul Spears @ http://www.scriptoriumdaily.com has some helpful tips for those off to school for the first time. The tips that he explains include:
  • Organize your life.
  • Study where it is quiet and there are no distractions.
  • Learn how to read. Go purchase Mortimer Adler’s “How to Read a Book.
  • Use a dictionary.
  • Don’t let embarrassment or shame keep you from asking questions.
  • Don’t hesitate to use professor office hours.
  • Go to class.
  • Don’t procrastinate.
  • Don’t cram.
  • Get 7-8 hours of sleep.
  • Eat a healthy diet.
  • Exercise 3 to 4 times a week.
  • Spend time in prayer and reading the Bible.

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