The preparations for the new term are unstoppable and daunting. Whether you were relaxing or working in the summer, the transition to the regular week of the school week is a challenge. Making some adjustments to your personal habits, mental preparation and simple organization of school essentials can increase your confidence in the beginning of the coming school term.
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Tip 1: Review what you learned last year. You don’t need to study for long. This can be as simple as viewing the subjects you are studying and browsing the book abstracts you read last year. A quick review will prepare you for learning and make the first week’s return easier because you can see it as a continuation of the progress you’ve made.
Tip 2: Plan ahead. Get a list of the things you will learn in class. If you don’t want it, you don’t have to work ahead of time. Simply understanding what you are going to cover will prepare you for success.
Tip 3: Set specific goals. If you want to get straight A’s, you can develop a learning routine for each course before the start of the year. If you want to be good at a particular topic, check out the introductory books at the local library. If you want to focus on making friends, explore the school’s clubs and events to find interesting options that match your schedule. These are not mutually exclusive goals, but it will help if you know what is most important to you.
Tip 4: Start the sleep schedule. In order to be fully functional, you need to maintain a good rest and vigilance at the beginning of the school. If you stay late during the summer, you may find it difficult to adapt to the earlier schedule. Since the amount and quality of sleep can affect your academic success, it is important to start adjusting before the course begins.
Tip 5: Purchase all school essentials. Your school may provide a list of materials that you need, or you may need to make your own list of the supplies that you will need. Prepare your items in advance so you have the opportunity to double check that you have all the items. Make sure your bag is large enough to carry the items you need every day. All items are easily accessible using various parts of the backpack or tissue supplies.