It is generally believed that your success in school or college will go a long way in determining your overall success in life. There are a lot of factors, both internal and external, that influence your success. As a student, you are under a lot of pressure from parents to perform. Add to that the comparisons that take place every now and then with that bright cousin of yours who almost always shines out in everything he does. It can get really daunting to keep up with all the expectations and pressure.
But don’t let pressure get to you. Sit back and identify what does success mean to you? Is it good grades, securing the first position in academics, or excelling in sports or extra-curricular activities? If you are a parent who is reading this, sit back and ponder over this – what is your child really good at, besides academics? Success should be felt from within – it is something that gives you a sense of achievement – whether excelling in academics or extra-curricular activities.
Here are 9 important factors that will guide you in being successful as a student: