Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18Have the right tools Just as a carpenter can’t build a cabinet without a hammer and nails, you need the right tools to be a successful student. You need paper, pencils, pens, a calculator, and a backpack. You also need to have a notebook(s) for your notes, and a folder for each class. Organize your papers Unless your school has gone paperless, you will have lots of papers—homework, returned tests, class notes, handouts, etc. There is a saying: A place for everything and everything in its place. This should be true for every paper you have. Being organized makes your day run smoother and it saves you time. It also helps you feel like you’re in control and on top of things. 1 2 Get your year off to a great start by using these tips to get organized—and to stay organized. a 3-ring notebook for notes (with a tab for each class) a different colored pocket folder for each class a file at home for returned tests and the papers he wants to keep    Josh, who is very organized, has the following: The Best Advice Ever Get Organized– Great Tips 5 8