- Step 1: Attend class Attend every class and be on time.
- Step 2: Understand your assignments Understand your assignments. Make sure you know what is expected by your teacher.
- Step 3: Sit in front Sit in front of the classroom, near other students who actively participate.
- TIP: Pay attention during class. Don't get distracted or daydream. Work to stay engaged.
- Step 4: Complete your homework Complete your assigned readings and work on time. Talk with your teacher if you are having difficulty with an assignment.
- TIP: Designate a time every day to do homework. Stick to your schedule and make it a habit.
- Step 5: Participate in discussions Participate in class. Ask questions and engage in discussions.
- Step 6: Take notes Take notes and keep your notebooks organized. Jot down general ideas and concepts in class and then neatly rewrite your notes at home.
- Step 7: Study Study with a friend, get a tutor, or join a study group. Take an active role in getting more out of class, and your grades will reflect your efforts.
- FACT: The 2009 job market was excellent for the 950 American graduates who earned their Ph.D. in Economics, since approximately 2,200 economic jobs were available worldwide.
You Will Need
- Seat in the front
- or study group
- Homework schedule (optional)