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Are you a student who enjoys being active every day? Perhaps you belong to your school's track or cross-country team. Maybe you play soccer or softball. Maybe you speed-walk across your campus every day after class. Whatever sport you choose, make sure it is an activity that you enjoy. If you enjoy it, you will want to participate in it every day. You will feel better and sleep better. If you are a student, exercise may help you to get better grades. How is this possible?

One reason is because physical activity gives you energy, which enables you to study for longer periods of time. Long periods of sitting, on the other hand, tend to make you tired. You can combat fatigue by studying for thirty minutes and then taking a thirty-minute break. During your break, you can take a walk. Walking will allow you to move, which will help you to burn off pent-up energy. It will also allow time for the material that you have been studying to "gel" in your mind.

Another reason why exercise may help you to get better grades is because activities, including exercise, force you to manage your time. Proper time management is important in school, because you are very busy. You go to class, study, do homework and group projects, and participate in school organizations and community activities. If you do not know how to manage your time, you may run out of time on assignments. You may have to stay up late to cram the night before a test. If you learn to manage your time, on the other hand, you will not have these problems. Projects will be completed on time, and you will spend appropriate amounts of time studying for tests. If you learn to manage your time while you are in school, you will be able to manage your time when you enter the workforce. Making good use of time allows employees to be productive during their workday.

Finally, if you are a high school senior, you are probably very interested in applying for college scholarships. Scholarships are a great way to pay for a college education because they do not need to be paid back. Scholarships are awarded to students who meet specific requirements related to grade point average and community involvement. Getting a scholarship, while it is a way to pay for your college education, is also a chance to be recognized and honored for your hard work. If you dream of seeing your name in the newspaper or hearing your name announced at a school awards ceremony, apply for a scholarship. If you meet the requirements, you might get it.


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