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13 Mar

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8 tips for succeeding in an online class


By Mack the Knight

Whether you’ve been taking online classes for years or this is your first time, here are some tips for succeeding in an online college class.

1. Set up a dedicated space to complete your work. If you can, pick a spot where you can really focus and won’t be distracted by family members, TV, or other noises. Make that your “school spot” and consider designating it a social media-free zone.

2. Get dressed. As tempting as it is to get your schoolwork done while still in your pajamas, getting up and dressed can help put you in the right frame of mind and signal to your brain that it’s time to work.

3. Allow yourself time to get work done. Taking an online class may feel like it starts to blend with everything else in life. Set up a schedule and stick to it. A good tip might be to work on your assignments during the time you’d normally be in class in person to help keep the routine.

4. Stay in contact with your professor. Don’t be afraid to email them! That’s what they’re there for. Continue Reading

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