How to get a 4.0..

It’s not all that hard…

  • Stay organized.. that’s the big thing.
  • Make sure you get to class.
  • Do the reading.
  • Ask questions in class.
  • Do your assignments.
  • Follow the assignment directions.
  • Ask if you don’t understand the directions.
  • Ask for feedback from your peers and instructors.
  • Proofread
  • Proofread
  • Proofread
  • Include citations
  • Turn the assignments in on time.
  • Study for exams — with friends or tutors if necessary.
  • Pay attention.
  • Stay organized (I can’t say that often enough).

A wise man told me in my first year of teaching that getting a B+ to an A- in philosophy is mostly a test of organizational skills.  Getting to class, doing the reading and writing the papers.  He’s right — more and more..

 

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