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How to Get a First : Insights and Advice from a First-Class Graduate

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A lively and original perspective on gaining an outstanding degree from a recent first-class graduate. Combines personal experience, scientific research and motivational anecdotes from students to create a comprehensive guide to academic success, with strategies to immediately boost grades and improve confidence.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 135 x 190 x 8mm | 137g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • biography
  • 0230362206
  • 9780230362208
  • 593,304

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'I have to say I really did love this book! Feeling very motivated and inspired after reading it (a boost most students need at some point during their studies!).' - Iram Satti, English Language & Literature in Education student 'You can tell the author has been a student relatively recently which is brilliant for connecting with the reader. The fact that the advice in the book comes from this different angle is a real plus.' - Seb Knight, Politics & Economics student 'As someone who has perhaps researched educational psychology more than the average person, I still learnt a significant amount from reading it. How to Get a First is a clear and well-organized guide to help you excel in your degree, providing you with the up-to-date advice of its recently graduated author.' - The Boar (Univesity of Warwick's Student Newspaper)show more

About Michael Tefula

MICHAEL TEFULA graduated in 2010 with a First Class Degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Birmingham, UK. He won the Ernst & Young prize for the highest dissertation mark and shared the Deloitte prize for the highest module mark with four other students. He was co-founder of Birmingham Entrepreneurs' society (University of Birmingham).show more

Table of contents

Introduction.- PART ONE: THE FUNDAMENTALS.- Degree Choice.- The Growth Mindset.- Work Ethic.- Happiness and Grades.- Support Systems.- PART TWO: THE STRATEGIES.- Memory Mastery.- Task Management.- Procrastination.- Lectures.- Body and Mind.- Study Environment.- Coursework.- Exams.- Concluding Remarks.- The Book in a Nutshell.- Acknowledgements.- Bibliography.- Index.show more

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