You succeed because you commit to your decision to do something and you act on that decision. People don’t succeed because they’re lucky, they succeed because they do something about it. You may have done well in math classes in the past or you may have had some difficulty but in the end the message is the same. If you want to learn math, if you want to pass this class, then you have to make it a conscious decision and follow a plan to see it though.
Although there are many reasons you may not have met your goals, there are also multiple strategies for succeeding in your next math class, especially if you begin with some good habits you maintain throughout the semester. From the beginning of the class, almost every day, through to the end of the semester, a successful student will follow most or all of the following: