John's Ideas for Doing Better in Class

J.H. Miller, 1997-2003 (c)

Who should be reading this?

If you have received a below average grade on a major exam, or are averaging a C or below, you should definitely be reading and acting on these suggestions. Moreover, if you would just like to do better, regardless of your grade, take a look.

How can I do better in this class?

Through the years, I've noticed that students have trouble for a variety of reasons. Regardless of the reason, there seem to be a lot of simple actions that you can undertake that often have surprisingly positive impacts on your learning (and, through this, better grades).

Below is a list of actions you can take to improve your grade. Of course, reading this list is not enough, you must take action: