How To Make Sure You Graduate On Time

According to the U.S. Department of Education’s data, only 59% of the students that entered college in 2006 had graduated by 2012.

When you look at the stats for students who graduate within four years, the numbers are even worse.

So, why do so many students fail to graduate on time? There are a myriad of reasons, but your main concern right now is that you’re not one of those students. 

If you want to graduate on time, one of the most important factors to consider is proper planning.

In this video, I’ll show you how I created a detailed graduation plan as a student, and how it helped me make sure I met all my requirements in order to graduate within four years.

If you’re unable to see the video above, you can view it on YouTube.

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You’ll also get a free 100+ page book called 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less)which I recently finished writing. People are enjoying it, and I think you will too.

The book covers topics like:

  • Defeating procrastination
  • Getting more out of your classes
  • Taking great notes
  • Reading your textbooks more efficiently

…and several more. It also has a lot of recommendations for tools and other resources that can make your studying easier.

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Video Notes

How to Make Sure You Graduate College On Time

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How do you make sure your graduation plan is running smoothly? Is there anything else you’d add to the tips in the video?

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