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CLASSMATES One thing I wish I would have done more throughout my school career is get to know my fellow classmates. Typically, I would go to class and hardly talk to anyone, anxiously awaiting the chance to dart out quickly when class time finally ended. I was always more comfortable having fun with friends than being stuck in a boring classroom full of strangers. However, I realize now that most of my classes would have been much more enjoyable had I taken the time to make friends with those around me. Not only that, but it would have given me more opportunities to study and discuss class material with fellow classmates. It is much easier for me to participate in class when I am surrounded by familiar people. If I have friends to talk to, it makes me feel much more like I am a part of the class and much of the awkwardness of making comments or asking questions is relieved. Also, if I have missed a brief comment from the teacher, I can turn to my neighbor to copy notes or to ask a quick question instead of having to disrupt the teacher and the rest of the class because of my attention lapse.

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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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