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details such as these when you organize. You may want to utilize my strategies or you can be creative and come up with your own, if you have not already done so. If your papers are organized well, you are less likely to forget about homework, etc., because you will know where relevant information is kept. Another organization issue that is worth mentioning is that of remembering important events.

We students are often

bombarded with test dates and due dates from all directions. It is very important, as far as our grades are concerned, to be able to remember these dates. I am typically able to remember dates easily because when an important date is mentioned, it is immediately shoved into my “stress-out-because-I-don’t-want-thatday-to-arrive” area of my brain. Once it reaches that point, it is almost impossible to forget. But if you don’t have a crazy, wacky mind like I do, then you may need to write some things down in a more permanent medium. There are several different options for organizing your upcoming events. Those living in the high-tech world may want to purchase an electronic organizer, be it a PDA, cell phone, or even just computer software in order to maintain a calendar and to-do list. Whatever the device, it can most likely be configured to provide sounds and pop-up alerts as reminders that will drive everyone else crazy. If your brain isn’t a computer, it may be more helpful for you to get a daily planner in which you can write things down when necessary. Or, if you think it is sufficient, simply write down important dates and other information on a piece of

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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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