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The first year at a university or institute is a rewarding phase in students’ lives, but it means taking on new challenges, such as the educational and social context. In addition, they must adapt to different teachers’ methodologies.

For this reason, two Beca 18 talents from the Department of Education’s National Scholarship and Education Credit (Pronabec) Program share their keys to facing this start of classes without complications.

Fiorella acida graduate of Psychology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP), where she taught on a Brunabeek scholarship, emphasized that the great challenge during the first year is the ability to adapt to the new routine, schedule and long classes, as well as a higher level of demand.

“I had to move from Piura to Lima to study and the process of leaving my family was difficult. I remember it was hard for me to adapt to the cold coast and the traffic.”

for this part, Cyril LimeThe student who won the 18th Scholarship for Food Industry Engineering at the National Agrarian University of La Selva (Huanco) noted that mathematics was a huge challenge for him. “I stopped studying for several years and sometimes it was hard for me to understand, but this forced me to put in more effort and dedication. One of my main values ​​was punctuality. I was never late for class.”

He added that class participation is essential as it helps you gain more knowledge and clarify doubts.

Below, talents provide ten keys to successfully facing your first year of college or university:

One.- The first chapters are the key. It serves as a presentation, both for the services provided by the university or the institute, as well as the teaching team or the contents to be covered during the academic year. You will learn about the assessment system, methodology, type of tests, practices and work.

two.- Organize your time and plan. Set your schedules and plan lessons, exams and free hours in advance. Balance academics, social life, and hobbies.

3.- Be meticulous and always attend the lessons. Punctuality is a reflection of respect for other people’s time. Similarly, this will allow you not to lose track of topics, you will have basic knowledge and it will be easier for you to understand the syllabus.

4.- Learn about the curriculum. It will allow you to see what you will face this year and in the years to come, as well as understand the different options for specialization in contents and credits throughout the degree.

5.- without notes. It will help you focus during classes and get valuable information for final exams for each subject.

6.- You know the campus well. You will orient yourself in the space to ensure true distances between classrooms and other facilities of the university or institute.

7– Participate in extracurricular activities. Participate in various training, cultural and social offers. You will be able to develop episodic skills, such as communication and empathy.

8.- Building relationships with your colleagues. Socialize, overcome shyness and meet new people. With them you can share knowledge and live rewarding experiences.

9.- Learn how to manage your independence. Working on your own is hard at first, but you have to be willing to do it. Learn to be disciplined and know yourself.

10.- Ask for help if you need it. Express, discuss and share your concerns with friends, teachers or professional counselors. It will help you feel better in this new phase of your life.

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