Students must update themselves regularly both academically and non-academically to soar like an eagle. Most of the students prepare themselves when the exams are round the corner by banking on model question papers. It helps them clear the exams and acquire qualifications, but it cannot provide complete knowledge on the subject. Hence, they must listen to the teachers in the classroom attentively, and jot down the main points against each subject. After going to home they must transfer the jotted material into main note books, brush up what they learned by referring appropriate books. It helps them in retaining the knowledge in their minds effectively for a longer time. Besides, they must also briefly look at the topics that will be taught in the next session so that they can prepare any questions or queries to clarify from the teachers either in the classroom or within the cubicles of teachers. Such initiative encourages students to be attentive in the classroom, and the teachers are also motivated with the active participation and interest of the students.
If time permits, students must also go beyond the books to get to know the latest developments on the topic of their interest, and do research. Such mindset and practice helps them develop research skills, and stay ahead of books and times in their domain knowledge. Hence, students must update themselves regularly to avoid getting outdated.
"All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners... Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence." - Denis Waitley
Founder, MSR Leadership Consultants, India
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