Preparing for College

Overcoming Classroom Shyness

Question: I'm kind of quiet and don't really like to talk much in class. I'm smart but teachers barely notice me because I get nervous and don't participate during class discussions. Is there anything I can do about this--not only for college admissions but also for my future in general?

Being an introvert is probably part of your hard-wiring, but sometimes being too quiet in class can compromise your grades and the way that your teachers regard you.

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