Psychology of Successful Students

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What means to be a successful student? Being productive at studies, working at part-time job, or expressing talents? Yes, in the modern world all these activities can characterize a student as a successful one. The reason for this statement is that the time when the only student’s mission was to study had passed. Our life gets faster and faster rhythm, so it is very important to be everywhere and to do everything. I, as a student, see this picture very clear in daily life: parents expect the highest grades in the University, employers ask for more work experience, and, finally, the talents should be expressed. Definitely, there is no necessity to do all this things in certain period of life, but there is a possibility to do it. Looking to the KIMEP students I can easily prove my point of view, as the many of students show that they are successful not only at studies, but also in many other spheres. Let me describe the KIMEP environment, which, actually, pushed me up to the idea that students can do much more than only studies. First of all, of course, it is a personal schedule. It is a present to our student as they can plan their time and choose a convenient time for them. This feature of KIMEP allows finding a job. Also KIMEP provides with workplaces, so it is another opportunity to mix studies and working at the same place. Besides, there is a very active and unique student life at KIMEP. More than thirty student organizations give students different opportunities to develop their personal qualities. It can be leadership or organizational skills, sport activities and other qualities which will help students in the future. As a rule, almost all the successful students are members of one or more student organization. Student lif... ... middle of paper ... ...s, but this research will show how KIMEP students understand this issue. Works Cited Adamson, B., Covic, T. (2004). Teaching time and organizational management skills to first year health science students: does training make a difference? Journal of Further and Higher Education,Vol.28,No.3 Lopez, D., & Schoeder, L. (2008). Designing strategies that meet the variety of learning styles of students. Malts, L., Fedoseeva, A., (n.d.) Psychologicheskie criterii zhiznennoi uspeshnosti studentov pedagogicheskogo vuza. Retrieved on 9 of February, from http://psysis.ru/?PSIHOLOGIChESKIE_KRITERII_ZhIZNENNOI_USPEShNOSTI_STUDENTOV... Renchler, R. (1992). Student motivation, school culture, and academic achievement. What school leaders can do. Waiten, W., Lloid, M., Dann, D., Hammer, E. (2009). Psychology applied to modern life. Adjustment in the 21st century. 3 – 26.
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