How to Become a Straight-A Student
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How to Become a Straight-A Student : The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less

By (author) Cal Newport

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Looking to jumpstart your GPA? Most college students believe that straight A's can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. But Cal Newport knows that real straight-A students don't study harder--they study smarter. A breakthrough approach to acing academic assignments, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, "How to Become a Straight-A Student" reveals for the first time the proven study secrets of real straight-A students across the country and weaves them into a simple, practical system that anyone can master. You will learn how to: Streamline and maximize your study time Conquer procrastination Absorb the material quickly and effectively Know which reading assignments are critical--and which are not Target the paper topics that wow professors Provide A+ answers on exams Write stellar prose without the agony A strategic blueprint for success that promises more free time, more fun, and top-tier results, "How to Become a Straight-A Student" is the only study guide written by students for students--with the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 68.04g
  • 01 Jan 2007
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York
  • English
  • 0767922719
  • 9780767922715
  • 6,629

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Cal Newport graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth in 2004, where, using the strategies outlined in this book, he earned thirty-six straight A's in a row. Also the author of "How to Win at College," he""is studying for his Ph.D. in computer science at MIT.

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"This book delivers on its title 100 Percent. I wish I'd had a copy when I was in college--I would have had a better GPA "and " a better social life!"--Jason Ryan Dorsey, author of "My Reality Check Bounced!" "A smart, concise, fun, and above all informative guide on how to ace college by being smarter about how to work . . . This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to do well at college and enjoy it too." --M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Assistant Dean of Faculty for PreMajor Advising, Dartmouth College

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