How to Become A Straight-A Student

How to Become A Straight-A Student

The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less

Book - 2007
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Random House, Inc.
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.

Baker & Taylor
Offers time-management strategies, tips on taking tests, techniques for writing essays better and faster, and self-assessment tests to help students analyze their study skills.

& Taylor

A comprehensive study guide, written by students for college students, offers practical solutions for mastering the college academic system, with self-assessment tests to help students analyze their study skills, time management strategies, tips on acing tests, and techniques for writing essays and papers better and faster. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780767922715
Characteristics: vi, 217 p. ; 21 cm


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Jan 14, 2016

Excellent book for anyone who is thinking about going back to school and who needs a primer on how to study. It also has an excellent section on how to write a thesis.


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