With school starting in a week or two, the blogosphere is filling with posts offering advice for students starting or returning to college. As a recent graduate and (nearly) straight-A student, I feel qualified to offer my own advice and debunk what I regard as some of the myths of college success.
Disclaimer: This post is intended for people who are smart, responsible, and organized. If you are majoring in beer and the opposite sex, this advice is not for you. You need to read college advice written by people who will tell you to put your nose to the grindstone and never let up.
Myth Number 1: Never miss a class