12 Mistakes Freshers (Jamb Bites/ Year One Students) Make in Uniben
Many Uniben students after gaining admission proceed to make certain stupid mistakes.
Some of these silly mistakes are as a result of what they think was wise to do. These mistakes actually go a long way to affect them physically, psychologically, academically and even emotionally.
As a result, most of them end the session with GP less than 3.0 on a scale of 5.0.
After three years of experience in the great University of Benin, I have been able to make analysis of the stupid mistakes made by 100 Level students.
The mistakes discussed below are not exclusive to 100 level students. However, it has greater effects on them.
In addition, it is applicable to UNILAG, UNIPORT, LASU, UI, ABSU, AAU, BUK, DELSU, FUTA, UNN, LU and other Nigerian university students.
1. NO PROPER GUIDE:
Many Uniben students in their first year live as if they were the first persons to get admitted. Immediately they see their names in the admission list, they feel that is all.
They do not ask questions about the school, their department or course of study. They also fail to realize that it is what they have in their head that takes them ahead in school.
Uniben is not called UNISTRESS for nothing. Many Uniben students are facing challenges in 200L as a result of what they didn’t know in 100L. For you not to experience the challenges your senior students are facing, you must know what they didn’t know. You need to be properly guided on:
- Resumption date
- Clearance date
- The required documents
- Updates on course registration
- Uniben school Fees payment deadline
- How Uniben students should Jark
- How exam questions are set
- The university marking scheme
- Tips to avoid missing scripts or Absent cases
- Understanding Unistress
2. SAYING YES TO DISTRACTIONS:
As a 300 level Electrical and Electronic Engineering student, I can tell you that distraction is one of the main things advertised in Uniben. The distractions come in different dimensions. This makes it more difficult to identify. In Uniben, distractions come in form of:
- Social activities
- Pretty girls and handsome boys
- Parasitic relationship
- Campus fellowship.
Prioritize your time so as to accomplish the tasks that produce the best result for your academics. You cannot stop distractions from coming your way. However, you can choose not to be distracted.