There are a few drawbacks of distance education. You will not be able to develop personal relationships with your friends, teachers or other associates, but it is desperately needed to enhance your learning process. This method of learning can bring success, provided a set of guidelines is followed.
1. Follow a regular schedule, choose a proper place to study and determine a goal to be achieved: As you will not have any superiors, it is your duty to sincerely set a timetable and follow it accordingly. Choose the time that suits you the most. Do not give up the refreshing activities such as jogging, relaxing or playing. Do not work at a long stretch. Take a few naps in between and spend your time with some light snacks and water.
Strive hard towards the targeted goal by using different techniques of fast learning and thus make your lessons more interesting. Do not add stress your mind in this process by learning too many concepts at a time. Do not just study for the heck of writing an examination, but see to it that you have learnt a valuable lesson for your life.
2. Increase your level of interaction through discussions: Maintain contacts with people belonging to your stream. If you are specializing in the field of finance, meet financial advisors, chartered accountants or any other finance professionals who will enrich your knowledge. Even your friends play an important role in this regard. If you have completed an assignment get it proof read by them as they may pinpoint your trivial mistakes. Find a suitable mentor who will clear off all your doubts. Use the Internet facility to enter into chat rooms and discuss the relevant matter with someone online who is familiar with your topic. You are solely responsible for building your strengths and coping up with your shortcomings when you are studying through correspondence.
3. Congratulate yourself for your success: Do not hesitate to celebrate this happy occasion. You should be proud for the efforts and you should celebrate when successful.