How to be a Great Student: Part Two

Great series of five essays by my brother, the great Kubla. It’s a perfect time of year for a refresher. Read up and pass on to your favorite students.

The Profound Bartender

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
Benjamin Franklin


How to be a Great Student: Part Two

Give me five minutes.


This is part of a series, click the tag: Be a Good Student for more.


Showing up five minutes early has so many advantages.

  • It shows that you are ready to be taught and in the class.
  • It shows that you do want to be there; unlike all those late-bees.
  • You can chat with the teacher and find out more about this day’s topic or the teacher.
  • You can meet the other students who are intent on getting a good education. They are who you want in that group project, meet them, learn their names.
  • You can pick the best seat.
  • And so much more.

It is easy to dismiss five minutes and think that it is not important. Five minutes…

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