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How to Like School
Liking school is major factor in doing well in school. Learn how to like school and success will be easier. Here are some ways students can learn to really like school.
Like School for the Friends You Can Make
School offers many opportunities to make friends with other students. Good friends help make life enjoyable and give you a major reason to like school. Just be careful that the friendships you make are with positive, constructive students, who behave well and take their studies seriously.
Like School for the Fun You Can Have
School offers sports and many other extracurricular activities that can be fun for students. There are good times to be had as well as personal growth opportunities in school activities. Participate in some appropriate activities and you will probably like school even more.
Like School for the Good Teachers You Have
Good teachers can be positive role models and effective mentors for students. Learn to appreciate the strengths and contributions of teachers that you have and you will have more good reasons to like school.
Like School for the Things You Can Learn
Of course, the essence of school is learning. School is a shortcut to the learning needed to do well in life. You should like school for the subjects you enjoy and excel in and the learning from other areas that may be more difficult. Learning is cumulative! Pay attention and work hard every day and you will accumulate an amazing quantity of knowledge and skills, helping you to like and appreciate school to the fullest.
Like School for the Jobs You Can Get
If you do well in K through 12 schooling, you should attend and succeed in college. A college or advanced degree is required for most good jobs. A fifth reason to like school is for the career opportunities that are available for good students.
Like School for the Money You Can Make
Education is the best investment most people can make and it is an investment in one's self. The more education a person has the higher his or her lifetime earnings are likely to be, another good reason to like school. See the Hub on "How to Justify Education as an Investment" for details on income expectations by educational attainment.
Like School for the Good Life You Can Have
With success in school you will have real opportunities to fulfill your potential through a good career and a decent income throughout your life. This means that if you like school enough, you are almost guaranteed a shot at a good life.