Being A Better Student: My Experience To Be A Better Student

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Name: Amjad Class: Composition IV Date: June, 2015 Be a Better Student All of us wish to achieve many things in life. But usually many of us do not succeed in achieving anything, And often we tend to blame our fate or misfortune. But the fact is that we have only ourselves to blame for our failures. Every semester, I promise myself to be a better students and achieve my goals. By doing something you have never done during the year. For example, this semester looks different. I promise myself to be a better student. I will try to wake up early, do my homework on time, and focus in class, get an A in all of my classes, paint the kitchen, clean the basement. Eventually, last year it didn’t go well. I was digging deep trying any strategy…show more content…
in“A Healthy Mind In a Healthy Body“. but to become a true successful person one should possess the quality of head and heart to resist their chocolate cake away and how they keep their frontal cortex happy with fruit salad because of their courage and ambitions. So after, I read the experiment of Baba Shiv , My way of success become clear. In shiv experiment. He tried it on undergraduate students by separating them into two groups. In the first group was given two-digit numbers to remember. On the other hand, the second group was given seven -digit numbers to remember. The presenter of this experiment was letting them walking down in the hallways, and he presented them with two types of snacks such as chocolate cake and fruit salad. As a result, in the first groups who had to remember the two-digit numbers 20% of them chose the chocolate cake. However, in the second group 40% of them chose the chocolate cake. In addition, the second group was twice time likely to choose the chocolate cake more than the first group because they memorized more…show more content…
Becoming a good student is not an easy task. Most would agree that in order to be a good student it takes a great plan of work and time. All of us need to have a new strategies to achieve our goals. By the help of Walter Michel. I going to be a better student. Now I want to do the same things as these kids. I want to resist the lure of marshmallow by distracting myself. The marshmallow experiment was a study that was done by Walter Mischel in 1972 to test a four-year-old kid. Walter Mischel wanted to know how children were able to delay gratification and how that might affect them later in life. The four-year -old kids were told that they could either eat the first marshmallow or wait 20 minutes to receive a second marshmallow. As a result, most of these kids ate the marshmallow. Most of these kids failed in this experiment. Walter and his team were focusing on who didn 't eat the marshmallow. They were visited again when they were 20 and the ones who were able to resist temptation had a successful life. Walter Found that children who had waited for the second marshmallow had a better life. For example, studies showed that a child 's ability to delay eating the first marshmallow had a higher SAT score, a lower body mass index BMI, more money, more friends, more successful. Finally, how did these kids delay eating the marshmallow? First, they had better
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