Tips for Success As you read through these tips, think about what you can do to be more successful in each area. Be in class Attendance is the number one success factor! When you miss class, you miss discussions, notes, presentations, assignments, quizzes, and tests. You can never make up all of what you miss, even if you miss only one day. Do your homework Homework is often a significant portion of your final grade. In order to succeed in your classes, you must do all of the assigned homework. Make studying and doing homework part of your daily routine. Learn to adapt Part of your education is to learn how to adapt to different sets of classroom rules and expectations, teaching styles, and personalities. Prepare for class Have your homework done and bring all necessary materials to class (e.g., notebook, pencils, calculator). It’s also important that you come to class well rested, alert, and ready to learn.