Set your goals:
Going into the university is not so easy these days.being a place of higher learning requires some kind of planed approach .the university is where you make or mare yourself ,depending on your initial plan,goal and aspiration.
planing has been the secret of all accomplished tasks .entering the university is not exception. before you can succeed you must have a concrete plan that will serve as your blue print through out your studies in the university.
you may ask your self,why do i want to enter university ?
knowing your purpose of entering the university will drive you through.
its important you know what exactly you want to get out of your education before you apply.Are you studying with a particular job in mind? what career will your education qualify you for? Not to be too discouraging, but if you’re working towards a degree with no particular end goal in sight, ask your self if it’s wise to invest so much time, money and resources if there is no measurable benefit at the end of the journey
university is a place of learning . you must be guided by your goals and purposes .
Understand the Admission Requirements:
Every university’s requirement are different, so understanding the admission requirement before applying will help you to determine if you have got a good chance of being accepted.(jamb admission requirement) this will help you to avoid spending money on application fees unnecessarily
Get your Documents intact:
they are document that would be required of you they include among others: certificate of state and local government of origin, certificate of birth .waec result.etc putting all these document in place is very important to avoid running halter skelter. you can get your certificate of local government of origin and birth registration from your local government. that of state of origin can be gotten from your state secretariat .
you are going to be paying some fees .ranging from Application fess,Administrative tuition fees. accommodation fees,acceptance fee, development fee,library fee.etc depending on the university.you must make sure your fees are paid and at the appropriate time.to avoid penalties that may be attached.
you must set your budget right in order not to spend money on unnecessary things. you must budget for your feeding, text books, accommodation and feeding.
university is a place to socialize .you must be engaged in one or two activities in school to meet other people of like minds. there are a lot of religious and social group on campus one can join.
university is a world of its own, where you meet people diverse talent and abilities meet. its a place to connect with people of great potential. by joining a group of people with talent you may discover your own potential.
university is a place people either change for good or for bad. you will not be compelled by any body to read unlike secondary school .you are the master of your own fate choose your path carefully and you will be glad at the end .most of the decisions you will make in the university would affect you in the later days . you will no longer be under your parents watch.so, you have to be a good example of what you are .
be disciplined and adhere to the school rules and regulations to avoid being punished . one of the way ways university punish is by expelling the person
Note: remember your goals, dream and aspiration let them guild you.