“Dear Phoenix, What Is a Good Way to Maintain my Grades?”


It is quite common for students to struggle with maintaining grades. With the pressure of parents and college, school can be extremely stressful. Thankfully, we have some solutions that could help you.

1. Keep track of your homework and when it is due.

Knowing what homework you have and when it is due can be the most helpful thing for time management. A helpful way to keep track of them would be to have a planner to write it down in. Make sure to write down your assignments and its due date right away though, because then you won’t forget.

2. Do your homework right away when you get home.

Getting your work done as soon as possible can leave time for you to relax at home. When you do it right away, you will then have time at the end of the day to spend time with your friends and family.

3. Prepare for tests and quizzes as needed

Preparing for upcoming exams is essential for maintaining your desired grades. Make sure that you find how you study best, and use said skill to your advantage. Personally, I find making notecards and re-writing your notes to be the most helpful. Be sure to also spread out the times in which you study, because putting it all to one night is not optimal for studying or your mental health.

4. Write good notes

Writing good notes can save you time in the future. Instead of frantically looking for the correct notes and asking friends for them, you can have them right at your disposal. It is also proven that the more you write down, the better you can retain the information that you wrote down. These notes can also be extremely helpful for future tests and the final.

5. Take care of yourself

Taking care of yourself is the most important part of maintaining good grades. By getting the right amount of sleep and taking care of your body, you will be able to have the right amount of energy for school. Also by doing this, you will overall be happier and have a better outlook towards school.