Dude Where’s my Classes?

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When your child enters a college or university, it will be so different than high school, no more bell sounds, the students will be all over in the hallways bumping into you, and they have to carry fifteen pounds of books on their back! I hope they have medical insurance for a chiropractor! It will be a different world when they enter.

First, they need a map of the campus to find all of the buildings they need to go for their classes. Most of the time they will spend their lives in the library, that’s the place to do homework. The dorm room is a place to sleep and do more homework.

Classes may be in different buildings or the other side of the campus. I hope they have the gym shoes, it’s time for the shoes to do some walking and it is the best time to do some cardio too.

Here’s a tip, try to have your classes nearby to other buildings, so you don’t have to rush or run to classes, and be late.  A possible a hand-written excuse from your professors to give? No. Don’t be late to classes.

Back in high school, they used to get up early for their eight o’clock classes or earlier for activities before classes.

Try to arrange your classes between 10:00 am through 2:30 pm, that means you still have to get up in the morning. Do you really want to get up five o’clock in the morning or before sunrise or see an apparition in your room that wasn’t supposed to be there? Your room is haunted!  You are up anyway, might as well get ready and finished that homework assignment. And eat breakfast.  And try to schedule any activities in the afternoon or evenings.  If a class is overbooked in the morning, don’t worry you won’t be dragged across the floor just schedule another time when it is available, if they have a midnight class, take it.

If you have a gap between classes don’t just sit there and do nothing or meditate, you might fall asleep on the couch or someone’s lap – that would be awkward if she’s attractive get her phone number.

Highlight the materials or rewrite your notes, in cursive to get a better understanding and prepared for the next class. Um, you all know that cursive is required in writing notes in class. Do you? Oh well.

Organize your backpack, have your notebook and books in order of class schedule times. Don’t leave your cell phone out; there’s a clock in the room, remember there is no class bell only your professor will excuse you.

Make sure you have the University app on your phone, this will alert you if there’s an emergency that the school has to close down due to weather.  Check your campus email. Check your assignment online too; there’s no excuse that your assignment will be late anymore. All of the assignments will be scan and monitor through online – that’s right your papers will be scanned for plagiarisms, even I don’t like it. I write well. However, the professor doesn’t read the papers anymore.

 

Notes

http://www.collegeview.com/articles/article/class-scheduling-dos-and-don-ts-for-first-year-students

 

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Is Plagiarism Cheating?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you know how professor catches students plagiarizing their paper? Well actually the professor would not read it at all. They will use a software called Turn it in. It will scan the paper and do a match over the internet and database of papers. That’s how they use it, and they give you a quick reply on your paper. They don’t actually read the paper. Professor and teachers are lazy to read papers themselves.

Did the student really write it? Or use the copy and paste method, like most high-school students or probably college students too. When copying articles from the internet, we must cite the source, if we don’t cite the source, it can cause your grade-point average to drop, and we don’t want to do that. If I was you, read the materials and write a summary of what we have read.

Professor and teachers are one step ahead of us to find students who plagiarize papers, and students don’t give credit of where they got the information from.

We all know students have deadlines, due dates and scheduling of when to write papers. Do them early, start to research immediately, write notes on the side of the paper and create an outline at the same time. Creating an outline can put you on the right track. Cite sources when necessary and put your own thoughts and use the comparison method when presenting ideas. However, do not use humor in paper, it’s an academic paper and should be academically must have knowledge, experience and vocabulary words (I still use the online dictionary and thesaurus when finding words and new words; it really helps, keep it handy).

Professor and teachers wanted to read originally works from their students and not theirs. It’s plagiarism, and it should not be allowed. We all have ideas, thoughts and solutions why not mentioned in the paper.