How To Succeed In the Workplace After College

The immediate post-college period is strange. For your entire life (more or less), you've existed in structured environment of learning, where accomplishments can be quantified and progress can be measured yearly. After you leave this educational totem pole, there will be a period of adjustment. You'll have to find a job, and you'll have to start making your own unstructured path through life.

Here are five tips to help you succeed in the workplace after college.

How To Succeed In College

The entire college experience can seem a bit overwhelming, especially to incoming freshmen. Take control of your university education. Don't just let college happen to you, attack it with passionate curiosity. Have faith in you abilities, and have a proactive approach when it comes to achieving your goals.

Here are seven tips that'll help you succeed in college: 

Best Bang For Your Buck

Top Ten Schools According To The Princeton Review

A recent survey of students by the Princeton Review determined these schools to have the best academic bang per buck spent:

Build On Your Strengths

Everyone has a talent or skill in which they excel.  We often put these special talents on display through our interests, hobbies, and volunteer activities.  Applying these same strengths to your career can be the deciding factor between mediocrity and excellence.  Finding success in your career may be a simple matter of discovering ways to build on your strengths. 

Transition Into College Life

If Possible, Begin Your Transition While Still In High School

Many colleges offer accepted applicants the opportunity to stay overnight with a current student. If the college you'll attend extends this invitation to you, you should accept. By spending 24 to 48 hours in the company of someone who already attends the school, you'll begin to get an idea of what your new life will be like in the fall.

Best Study Habits

Studying isn't a mysterious process. You know what you have to do, but distractions and other complications can prevent your from being productive. Get to it. Get your work done. Focus. Your time in college is limited, and you need to make the most of it. The more effort you put, the more you can accomplish. 

Here are five of the best study habits that you can have while in college.

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