Everyone is not perfect, specially students because most of the students are young and young people often make mistake in their life, but it is important to learn from their mistakes and also from others mistake. It is hard to finish your studies without making mistake and some mistake can be avoided if you know the common mistakes that are made by students in Malaysia. The mistake they make that students change their universities, they change their courses, they skip classes they try to finish too soon, they cheat during their exam, they go out too often and they don't make friends with locals.
The most of the student make mistake by changing their university, the reason why is that when they change university they lose time. It take about four months to change the university, when students submit their application it take minimum of one month for the universities to process the application and if the student gets accepted then will be give offer letter. Students have to take the offer letter to the university they were studying, so that they can get their release letter and also cancel their visa, and this could take minimum of two weeks. When the students get their release letter they have to take the letter to their future university and the university will apply for visa. All this process will take more or less four months.
Trying to enjoy too early
There are a lot of things students would like to see and experience when they come to Malaysia. Malaysia is the heart of tourism, there are a lot of beautiful places to see in Malaysia. Most of the students tries to enjoy and see a lot of things in Malaysia rather than focus on their study. They will see a lot of things in Malaysia during their study therefore they do not have to rush to see all the things as soon as their arrive. Instead of rushing to see a lot of things they should spend most of their time and focus on their study. For international students that comes to Malaysia are not use to the system of Malaysian education therefor they should try their best and put all their time in studies.
Making friends with wrong students
It is not easy to come to another country and not knowing anyone or anything therefor students tries to make friends and then they end up making friends with the wrong students. It is good to make friends but also need to know how to make friends with good students. International students should try to make friends with the students who are active in studies. Students should take their time before making friends too soon, after attending the class for few week then you can know little more about all the students in the class. International students usually tries to make friends with another international students, it is good to make friends with another international students but you should also know that they are having difficult time the way you are having. Another international students will not be able to help you in your studies and getting to know Malaysia. International students should also be careful with another students whom might be involved in illegal activities, it is important to take precaution when you are in Malaysia or even in any part of the world.
Spending too much money too soon
Money is important for all the students, regardless if they are international or local students, they all need money. All the students struggle without money, you can't even take your exam if you haven't paid your tuition fees. International students need money for their rent, tuition fees, utilities and rent. Students should not spend their money in things like phones, fancy laptops, traveling and other things that are not important. International students should also be careful because most the locals will try to take advantages in terms of charging you more for the things that not meant to be charged extra.
In conclusion it is up to every individual students to make sure that they do their best to perform in their study so that they do not waste their time and money. The more you fail in your subjects, the more money and time you will waste. Most important thing that every international students should take full action is to make sure that they pass all their subject even if the grade is not that high but as long as it is pass then you can improve your grade after some time.