3 Costly Mistakes Students Make While On Campus And Their Solutions.

Some student think writing Waec and Jamb and gaining admission is all needed to be successful in school as a student….. I will like to share you some mistake student makes while on Campus and how to help your self.

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1. Lack of Proper Guide
One of the mistakes University students make in their first year is that they don’t have proper guide. As a matter of fact, they behave as if they were the first people to get admitted. Funny enough, some of them think once they see their name on the admission list that is all. Unfortunately, this has led to the downfall of many students. Some end up dropping out of school. As a rule, what every fresh student should do is to ask intelligent questions about their school, department, and other areas. Therefore, you need to be guided in the following areas as a fresh student;
Resumption date
Clearance date
Required documents
Updates on course registration
School fees payment deadline
Reading pattern
Structure of examination question
Marking scheme
How to avoid missing scripts or absent cases
Understanding how to cope with school stress.

2. Giving Room For Distraction
As a first-year student in any Nigerian University, giving room for distraction is the beginning of your failure. Sincerely, there are different distractions on campus and
they come in different form. Try to identify these distractions and distanced yourself
from them. Some of the common distraction you may encounter on campus are;
Social activities
Pretty girls and handsome boys
Parasitic relationship
Campus fellowship.
It is always important for you to set priorities as a student; this will enable you to make use of your time productively.

3. Social Life
This is one of the most common mistakes university students make in their first year. Having a social life on campus is not only good but necessary. However, don’t allow too many social activities to distract you from your study. So, by the time you want to make friend with. Try to minimize your social life and don’t allow it to overshadow your studies.

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