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

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ISBN-10: 0767922719

ISBN-13: 9780767922715

Edition: 2007

Authors: Cal Newport

List price: $19.00
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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…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.13" wide x 7.93" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Study Basics
Manage Your Time in Five Minutes a Day
Declare War on Procrastination
Choose When, Where, and How Long
Cheat Sheet
Quizzes and Exams
Take Smart Notes
Demote Your Assignments
Marshal Your Resources
Conquer the Material
Invest in "Academic Disaster Insurance"
Provide "A+" Answers
The Plan in Action
Cheat Sheet
Essays and Papers
Target a Titillating Topic
Conduct a Thesis-Hunting Expedition
Seek a Second Opinion
Research like a Machine
Craft a Powerful Story
Consult Your Expert Panel
Write Without the Agony
Fix, Don't Fixate
The Plan in Action
Cheat Sheet