Often teachers are asked questions like, “What does it take for me to do well in your class?”
In short, successful students will:
-Be fully aware of all information on class syllabi
-Come to class regularly and on-time
-Complete all assignments and turn them in on-time
-Do all assigned reading on-time
-Be attentive and take good notes in class
-Participate in class discussions
-Carefully read and follow all directions
-Ask clarification questions and seek extra assistance when needed
-Prepare well for exams
-Notify a teacher, in advance if at all possible, when the student must be absent
-Maintain academic integrity, doing all their own work instead of choosing to cheat or plagiarize
If students do all of the above, then they are doing their BEST to succeed.
When that is true, instructors will be able to do their best to facilitate that success.
If students need help outside of class, in addition to talking with instructors,
the GHC Tutorial Centers are tremendous resources.
Centers are in the Floyd and Cartersville campus libraries, and online at