How to Get a Better Grade in College in the Book, The A Game” by Professor Kenneth J. Sufka

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I’ve read a book called “ The A Game” by prof. Kenneth J. Sufka. The book is about steps and advices to get a better grade in college. It is a very useful book to help you to succeed in your college life. The book includes nine rules, such as never sit in the cheap seats, come to class prepared, get spaced out, and go to class always. Also, it shows the bad habits that students usually do and how they can change these habits, so the author called it a game changer. I think rule #1, which is come to class always, is related to me, so I will explain it, give an example, and clarify how the game-changer can affect student.
Number one rule in the book is “go to class always.” Many students used to go to school because their parents force them to. However, in college, students have the choice to attend the class or not. Some courses don’t have attending policy, so they won’t count students who where absent. This makes student feel more freely to whether attend class or not. Students usually skip classes because they pretend that they are tired or they want to go to a shopping mall. It is very easy to skip a class and give excuses, such as I was in the hospital, I made an accident, or I need to study for a final exam. After skipping a class, students go and take notes from other students who attended and class and copy them. However, this will affect them in their exams because they won’t get high grade as students who attend classes.
There is an example about this rule in the book. A student needs to talk to her professor, who is the author of the book, about her grades. The professor found that her grade was extremely low because she missed two exams out of five and the third exam was few days away. She added that she didn’t atte...

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...r concludes with the difference between can’t and won’t. Can’t mean that the person is not able to do the thing that he wants. However, won’t mean that the person doesn’t want to do it or he doesn’t have the motivation to do it. This point is related to rule number one. Some students don’t know the difference between can’t and won’t attend the class. Some of them think that they can’t attend because they are tired, but it’s just an excuse to not attend the class. That doesn’t mean that they can’t attend the class, but it means that they won’t attend the class. I think it’s related to the text “Thriving In College And Beyond” because some students think that they can’t set a goal and reach it. However, it doesn’t mean that they don’t have the ability to set a goal. It means that they do not want to set a goal. That’s why it is related to the conclusion of the author.
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