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Own Your Education!: A Student’s Guide to Greater Success in School (and Life) by Megan Stone

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3. Why Should You Own When Renting Is Easy?

When you were young, did you say, “I can do it myself”? You are proud when you can do things independently. Do you have this pride or confidence in your abilities at school?

Claudia is a gifted writer, but she hates math! She has always hated math. She does not want a career in math...it is not her deal. As her sophomore year starts, she suddenly realizes that doing well in math will help her in the future. But where to start? This is the first time she has taken the initiative to ask how to succeed instead of just play catch-up throughout the year. In the past, she has relied on test retakes and extra credit to get by instead of doing her best the first time.

Claudia makes an appointment with the head ...

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