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functioned properly. In the long run, this allowed me to earn higher scores than I probably could have done otherwise. All around me, my classmates would stay up until the wee hours of the morning doing their projects the night before they were due and, predictably, later complain of fatigue and that the teacher was an idiot because they didn’t get a good grade. If they had started a little earlier, I imagine they could have done better. A few times, I even lucked out with teachers who gave extra credit for finding mistakes in their assignment write-ups. After a whole semester of starting my projects well in advance and identifying errors caused by my teachers’ absent-mindedness, this added up to some pretty hefty points. It’s only because I started on my projects earlier than most of my classmates that I was able to get the credit. You never can tell how much an early start will benefit you. The stress and rush involved with last-minute effort usually tends to produce less than perfect results. Consider something as simple as a basketball game. Team A decides to come out playing their best from the start.

Yeah, it’s hard and it takes some

endurance, but they are constantly adding points to their score. Team B, their opponent, decides that the fourth quarter is all that really matters and they’ll just take their precious time for awhile. By the time the fourth quarter comes around, Team A is ahead by 30 points. Well, Team B finally comes out and puts in their effort. They realize that it’s going to be an extremely difficult road to gain the victory. They are constantly fighting, doing all within their

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Learning to Succeed and Succeeding to Learn: The Smart Way to Earn Better Grades in School  

A light-hearted and informative guide to help dedicated students learn the keys to success in school and in life.

Learning to Succeed and Succeeding to Learn: The Smart Way to Earn Better Grades in School  

A light-hearted and informative guide to help dedicated students learn the keys to success in school and in life.

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