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Successful Students

Tips for Successful Students

Know the syllabus

Go through the syllabus for every class the first week.

Put dates for all assignments, projects, and exams on your calendar. (See the Planning for Success tab at the left.)

Review the syllabus every week or two to make sure you're still on track. 

comic showing students asking questions about the course.  The instructor replies to every question: "It's in the syllabus."

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