There’s this predictable order to churning out good grades in the early part of school–memorize, practice, test. Fill out assignments; hand them in.
Problem is, college doesn’t work like that. LIFE doesn’t work like that. And, increasingly, high school doesn’t even work like that anymore.
There’s this certain something about students that tend to make it–and I’m talking about a well-rounded success. Students who actually find interest in their school years, grab it, and run with it. Who go on to find–or create!–a career path that’s worth it–mind, body, and wallet.
I know because I’ve worked with these students for seven years as I write this. And I’ve seen what it’s like for their counterparts who struggle along without finding that spark.
I also know because it took me until well into college to find it for myself.
It shouldn’t be like this for anyone–and it doesn’t have to be.
What your success-to-be REALLY needs to know
Aside from the nitpicky memorize, practice, and test routine you need to instill an inner power. In fact, I’d argue that this is more important than memorizing facts or any of the rest of it. Continue reading “The 3 things our kids REALLY need to succeed in school”