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Readers Respond: How Do You Stay Motivated as an Online Student?

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From the article: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated
Self-discipline is an essential characteristic of online college students. But, not everyone is able to stay on track without the face-to-face motivation offered in a traditional college setting. How do you stick to your studies as an online college student? Share your tips and see what other students have to say.

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—Guest Roop Pradhan

Finish What You Start

It was hard with my two year program at first. I used a few different motivations- I like to learn, I need the challenge, and I look at my progress - I am almost done now, and that it my motivation. I only have three classes left, and two classes will be when I start my student teaching. My motivation now- finish what you start.
—Guest Amy

Focus on the Challenge

I realized it was a challenge and that challenge is what motivates me. I am a former basketball player and facing new challenges has been part of my career. I'm really enjoying it.
—Guest Vania Hernandes

Don't Let Yourself Fall Behind

I stay motivated for classes by doing keeping up with assignments and reading the lessons thoroughly.
—Guest Cindy Reno

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