What skills will I need to succeed in college?

We surveyed college graduates.

"What skills do students need to succeed in college?"

Here's what they said:

Here are the top 7 ranked:

  1. Time management
  2. Work ethic
  3. Grit/Determination/Dedication
  4. Discipline/focus
  5. Study Skills
  6. Failure
  7. Passion

We've taken all of this information, plus things we've compiled over the course of the last 10 years, and developed an easy-to-remember basic system called GOAT.

  • Be Genuine
  • Get Organized
  • Set your Attitude
  • Use Technology

We believe these are the basics required to succeed in college and will help you improve in these areas, but it doesn't mean that's all the tips we have! There are dozens of other tips and sections in this course to help you thrive in college.

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