ATYP homework isn’t like your regular homework. You definitely won’t be able to do it during the car ride to class. Most students find that beginning the homework the day following the program class helps to keep the week balanced and less stressful. Also, having a set time every day to do homework keeps you motivated to stay on top of it. Some students make a list of everything they need to do that week, and then schedule which day to do each part; some even narrow it down to a specific assignment that they do on a specific day each week. Many students going into second year will tell you that they wish they’d done this from the start.
Your test scores say you are qualified for the Academically Talented Youth Program and now you are starting classes. Are you wondering what you have gotten yourself into? Are you wondering how you will keep up in exciting, yet challenging, classes? Here are some survival tips to help you ease into the program: