Improving Grades.

posted
13-May-18, 20:30
Avatar for Kevin1990
posted about 3 months ago
How difficult is it to improve upon bad grades. Currently, I am getting Cs and Bs, I would like As. Am I trapped in school mode by thinking it should only take one semester to get an A?
posted
14-May-18, 10:58
edited about 10 seconds later
Avatar for kmcmahon
posted about 3 months ago
The best way to improve your grades is to pay really close attention to the feedback received and to modify your work accordingly.
posted
14-May-18, 18:35
Avatar for chaotic1328
posted about 3 months ago
Quote From Kevin1990:
How difficult is it to improve upon bad grades. Currently, I am getting Cs and Bs, I would like As. Am I trapped in school mode by thinking it should only take one semester to get an A?


Read more and think more.
posted
14-May-18, 19:01
edited about 2 minutes later
by pm133
Avatar for pm133
posted about 3 months ago
Quote From Kevin1990:
How difficult is it to improve upon bad grades. Currently, I am getting Cs and Bs, I would like As. Am I trapped in school mode by thinking it should only take one semester to get an A?


It depends how far behind you are and also how well you have studied subjects which are pre-requesites for your current modules.

Focussing on grades is, ironically enough, part of a cultural problem we have in the UK.
If you are excited by your subject, keen to learn, prepared to obsessively hunt down answers to everything you don't understand, seek out endless problems to solve and put in the hours, then your grades in exams will be so high you won't need to worry about getting an A because it will happen as a by product of what you are doing, Studying should not be a chore, it should be relatively easy as long as you love what you are doing. You of course need a little bit of ability and sometimes a bit of luck in exams too but the above really is the bare minimum you need. i have not met anyone who was struggling who didn't show deficiency in one of those things I have listed.

As a kid I used to be in your position. I was scoring C grades at best and regularly failing exams. The approach I detailed above changed everything overnight. My subsequent grades topped 80% with many over 90% and I stopped worrying about getting As.

Postgraduate
Forum

Copyright ©2018
All rights reserved

Postgraduate Forum

Masters Degrees

PhD Opportunities

PostgraduateForum is a trading name of FindAUniversity Ltd
FindAUniversity Ltd, 77 Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK. Tel +44 (0) 114 268 4940 Fax: +44 (0) 114 268 5766