I shared this with my students about a year ago, but much later in the semester. Here’s a chance for you to get some advice early in the term to improve your opportunities.
Keep in mind what I told every class the first week: Attitude is EVERYTHING when it comes to education. The more you perceive value in the information you learn and the experiences you have, the more effective your education will be at preparing you for the future. But if you see each experience in class as irrelevant (despite what a teacher may say) or unimportant, you will not gain as much from your classes.
Take time to review and read this article!