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Pointers to Help You Succeed in College
Here are a few pointers to help you succeed in college:
Five Reasons to Take Challenging Courses
Taking high school courses that challenge you is important for your future. Here are five reasons to take challenging courses.
Work Without Worrying: Learn to Love Learning
So how do we study and learn without worrying? We do it by learning to love the process of learning—the discovery of new things, the challenge, the growth in understanding that only comes from spending focused time on our course work. Live fully in the moments of your study. When you do, you’ll find your anxiety about the outcome start to fade. Ecclesiastes 9:10 says, “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might” (NASB).
Work and Recreation Matter to God
One semester a couple of friends and I set aside Saturday mornings to study together for a big exam. The exam was divided into six sections, so we prepared for about three months, taking a chunk each Saturday. We’d work hard, and then to unwind I’d head to the Berkeley Marina for some windsurfing. This exhilarating hobby exhausted me physically, but it was just the refreshment I needed after all that time in the library.