Tip of the Week

April 15, 2019

It’s the Behind the Scenes Prep That Makes the Difference

“A marathon is hundreds of miles. The finish is the last 26.2.”
— Unknown

It’s the prep behind the scenes that makes it possible to run 26.2 miles. The training for Boston happens throughout the winter, in less-than-favorable conditions, with little fanfare. Marathoners commit to the training in order to achieve their goal. The same must be true for students. Tests, papers, and projects are the finish lines. It’s the behind the scenes work throughout the year (planning, organizing, prioritizing, managing time, asking good questions) that results in a successful outcome.

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