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How To Do Well In School:

Have your necessary materials all the time. You don't want to be unprepared for sudden note-taking or a pop quiz by discovering you forgot your pencils/pens/erasers/and if that happens you will waste time and might miss some important information.

Be organized. Being organized helps you work better, relax and be ready to find and hand in stuff on time. There are plenty of ways to self-organize and it is best that you find the method that works best for you.

Keep your attendance up. Your attendance is important at school. If you don't go to school, your grades will obviously drop fast because you will have gaps in your learning that are difficult to backfill. If you have a genuine illness or other issue preventing you from attending school, have a parent, guardian or friend talk to your teachers about doing catch-up work from home.
Do Well In School
Write down notes. Notes will help solidify material in your head and will also serve as important study tools before a test. Be sure to write down everything important that the teacher goes over.

Listen actively. Don't just ask questions or talk. Learn to listen too. Eighty percent of the questions you find on any test were explained in class. The key to many understandings of the material presented is often through listening to the teacher's explanations.

Revise/study at home. Do this in a quiet place with no distractions.
Rewrite your notes. Yes this may sound boring and time consuming, but it's been proven to help you remember more of what you wrote down.

Ask for clarifications when you don't understand things.
Asking for help if you don't "get" what the question is asking is the only way you're going to find out what to do. Pretending you know and making it up as you go will only prolong the agony and can reduce your marks.
 
How to Do Well in School. (n.d.). Retrieved July 19, 2016, from http://www.wikihow.com/Do-Well-in-School 

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