Here are a few obvious but essential pieces of advice to help electrical engineering students make the best of their years in university:
Go to class and do your homework
If you're not a morning person, try not to load up all of your classes for the first part of the day. It'll be harder for you to get to class, and missing class is just not an option. Not doing your homework is a surefire way to fail; if anything, you should do more problems than what the professor assigns.
Work with your professors
Use the professor's office hours to get any help you need and to work through any problems you may be having. This will show the professor that you are interested in the class and willing to put in the effort to learn.
Choose your friends wisely
If your friends or study mates are happy with getting C's and D's, then that's what you will end up thinking is acceptable, and what you'll end up getting as well. The opposite is true, if you hang around with people that aim for A's and B's, then that's what you'll be aiming for and getting.
Learn how to code
You'll become far more valuable to a future employer. You'll also power through equation-heavy assignments by being able to create some powerful tools to help you crunch numbers.
Make sure you do an internship
It is safe to say that most employers look for some work experience when hiring a new engineer. It is also a great way to make connections in the industry that may come in handy in the future.