Simple Present 3

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     Students who (want) to be be successful (need) to do several things. First, they (need) to attend all of the classes. If they (be) often absent, they (not, know) what the teacher (want) them to do or know. They should also try to be on time. The teacher usually (give) the most important instructions at the beginning of class. I sometimes (come) late and often (not, know) what I am supposed to do. Second, good students (take) careful notes and (organize) them neatly in a binder. My best friend is very messy. He rarely (write) anything down in class and he usually (lose) any handouts the professor (give). My friend (do) badly on most of his exams. Finally, good students (ask) questions and (seek) help from their classmates and their professors. Most of my classmates (sit) quietly and (say) nothing even when they (not, understand). This is not a good strategy for academic success. The best students actively (participate) in all of their classes