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After you finish your work, do some difficult problems from your supplemental resources. Do past exams or learn new techniques to help you get the most out of your class. Why? Because many teachers take extra credit and tack it onto tests scores or project scores. Oh, and you’ll be smarter, too. Doing extra work […]

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In general, studying in groups is more effective than studying alone.  And it’s more fun! If it’s convenient, meet bi-weekly. Just make sure everyone involved is clear that you are meeting to study, not chat about other things. Study groups are more effective when they’re done right. It’s not time to fool around! Designate someone […]

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A good rule of thumb is to copy down all diagrams as completely as possible and write down anything you think you might not remember

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If you do the homework, the readings, and pay attention in class, there’s almost no way you can get bad grades. Make sure you don’t slack

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If you want to excel in extra-curriculars in high school – which is a great way to get scholarships, attract attention to schools in general

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This is the number one tenet of getting good grades: always, always, always pay attention in class. Here’s a whole bunch of reasons why: You might miss some important information. Plenty of teachers talk about tests and quizzes in class. If you’re not paying attention, you could miss the answers. You could get bonus points. […]

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High school is all about endurance and management – no longer can you coast by. With competition for high-demand courses and tuition fees in colleges rising, and consequently scholarships becoming more and more of a necessity, it’s time to face the facts: you’ll need to do well in high school to get the college admission […]

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