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How to Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less
Contributor(s): Newport, Cal

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ISBN: 0767922719     ISBN-13: 9780767922715
Publisher: Three Rivers Pr
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2006
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Annotation: A Phi Beta Kappa Ivy League graduate shares the unconventional three-part system he and other straight-A students across the country have used to maximize results and minimize study time.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Study skills.
College student orientation; United States.
BISAC Categories:
- Reference | Personal & Practical Guides
Dewey: 378.1/70281
LCCN: 2006016081
Academic/Grade Level: Scholarly/Undergraduate
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 5.75" W x 0.50" (0.40 lbs) 211 pages
 
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Publisher Description:
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.

Contributor Bio(s): Cal Newport graduated from Dartmouth College, earned a Ph.D. from MIT, and is now an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He’s the author of five books, including most recently the Wall Street Journal business bestseller Deep Work. He also runs the popular blog Study Hacks, which explores the impact of technology on our ability to perform productive work and lead satisfying lives. His contrarian ideas have been featured on many major media platforms, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Economist and NPR. Visit him online at calnewport.com.
 
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