5 Big Mistakes Students Make In College Task4B2B

If you are a student, then you are living the best time of your life.

You know why?

Because you don’t have any responsibilities of others. You just have to take care of yourself, your studies and have fun. You won’t get this time back in your life again.

So, make the best use of it. Learn new things, stay curious and most importantly enjoy every moment. Student life is the prime time of your life that will shape up your future.

Our mind and thinking abilities are still developing during this phase and hence, we often make mistakes. It’s okay to make mistakes and learn from them.

But some mistakes should be avoided and this post will help you to not make those mistakes.

Many students are just too lazy to try something new and just waste their time watching TV or on mobiles. Being a student, you have the most time to learn or do something of your interest.

If you are lazy, you will lose out on a lot of opportunities. There are so many things to learn and do apart from studies too. Stop procrastinating and start doing.

You will be wasting your most precious time if you be lazy. A simple hack to beat procrastination is to countdown from 5 to 0 and then just start doing without thinking. Become an executor. So,

Mistake #1: Being Lazy And Procrastinating

We all have heard from our parents and teachers that scoring good marks is important. Yes, it is important but only to a certain extent.

You should not get too attached to marks that you forget the importance of actual learning.

Let’s take an example.

Sam wanted to score the highest marks in his class.

So, he started to prepare for his exams very well.

But slowly his hunger for marks increased so much that he starting rote learning everything instead of understanding the concepts.

On the other hand, John learned at a comparatively slow pace but he understood and practiced the concepts well. After graduation in an interview, John gave his best and got the job.

But Sam couldn’t pass the interview as he just had theoretical knowledge and no practical knowledge about how things work. So,

Mistake #2: Running Behind Only Marks

Student life is the time we make our most friends. Making friends is good but you need to be careful of the company you are in. It is said you are the average of 5 persons you spend most of your time.

If your friends are indulging in any bad habits then you are very likely to get indulged in those habits too. Sometimes, bad company can cause great troubles.

Leave such friends immediately. Whereas if you have friends who have good habits and support you, you will also do well with them. Choose your friends and company wisely. So,

Mistake #3: Having a Bad Company Of Friends

According to research student age is the most creative and curious phase of life. But, due to studies and exam pressure, students often ignore the creativity inside them.

As you grow older, you will tend to lose this creativity. Ask questions, even if they are silly. Find out how and why things work in a way. Do something apart from studies also.

Do you know that most things are built out of curiosity and need?

Do you know that Google was created by two college students Larry Page and Sergey Brin who thought that why can’t we get organized information with one click on the internet?

There is a lot of unexplored in the world and you have the time to explore. Just observe and be curious who knows if you get a brilliant idea too. So,

Mistake #4: Not Staying Creative And Curious

In the digital world, everyone uses social media. It is helpful if you use social media the right way. You can learn new things, network with other people and stay updated with the latest happenings.

But misuse of social media can lead to decreased focus and a major issue called FOMO (Fear of Missing Out).

If you see people on social media traveling and having big cars, you might feel that you have very little than others.

You might get jealous and feel insecure. In an extreme case, it can cause hatred, negativity, and depression.

So, stay away from such people and use social media for a limited time in a good way. Don’t be the person who mindlessly keeps scrolling on social media and become an addict. So,

Mistake #5: Excessive Use Of Social Media

To summarize there are 5 mistakes that you should completely avoid in your student life:

  • 1: Being lazy and procrastinating
  • 2: Running behind only marks.
  • 3: Having bad company of friends
  • 4: Not staying creative and curious
  • 5: Excessive use of social media

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