Abraham Lincoln, who was a skilled woodcutter before becoming president, once said “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”
In other words, in setting out to do any task, preparation is key. Before you can succeed, you must prepare. The testing process begins long before you sit down at your desk to take the exam. What are you doing in preparation for success in the classroom?
It is possible for all students to develop the skills necessary to be successful. Those who are not successful often do not lack the intellectual ability but lack well developed study skills. To help you develop and refine your study skills, the ECS Guidance staff has provided resources to for a successful journey. Take time to “sharpen your axe” by reviewing the site and the links provided.