10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades While Studying Less

10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades  While Studying Less Author Thomas Frank
ISBN-10 1517004446
Year 2015-01-05
Pages 164
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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Becoming a more effective learner and boosting your productivity will help you earn better grades - but it'll also cut down on your study time. This is a short, meaty book that will guide you through ten steps to achieving those goals: Pay better attention in class Take more effective notes Get more out of your textbooks Plan like a general Build a better study environment Fight entropy and stay organized Defeat Procrastination Study smarter Write better papers Make group projects suck less Whether you're in college or high school, this book will probably help you. But not if you're a raccoon. I want to be very clear about that; if you're a raccoon, please buy a different book. This one will do absolutely nothing for you. How did you even learn to read, anyway?

Study Smart Study Less

Study Smart  Study Less Author Anne Crossman
ISBN-10 9781607740469
Year 2011-07-05
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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Reap the rewards of a higher GPA without sacrificing your sanity or your social life! If “I studied all night and I still didn’t ace the test” is your mantra, this witty study guide will help you pinpoint your personal learning style, prevent study mishaps, and work to your strengths. Using the best research on memory and the brain, Study Smart, Study Less offers easy techniques to help you: • absorb info quickly • remember it accurately • create a successful study space • put together a productive study group • use interactive games to master tough material • identify pitfalls—and avoid falling into them • and stop overstudying (no—this isn’t a typo) By learning how to learn, you’ll not only feel smarter, you’ll be smarter. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How to Become a Straight A Student

How to Become a Straight A Student Author Cal Newport
ISBN-10 0767927192
Year 2006-12-26
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Three Rivers Press
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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.

The High School Survival Guide

The High School Survival Guide Author Jessica Holsman
ISBN-10 1633533964
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 179
Language en
Publisher Mango
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Over 4.1 million kids enter public high school a year most of whom are clueless as to what awaits. Study with Jess, her YouTube channel, demystifies everything students need to succeed from effective study tips, test taking techniques, and how to navigate all too harrowing social dynamics. Includes workbook exercises, self evaluation goals, and progress timelines. Perfect parent purchase."

How to Win at College

How to Win at College Author Cal Newport
ISBN-10 9780767920223
Year 2005-04-12
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Three Rivers Press
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The only guide to getting ahead once you’ve gotten in—proven strategies for making the most of your college years, based on winning secrets from the country's most successful students What does it take to be a standout student? How can you make the most of your college years—graduate with honors, choose exciting activities, build a head-turning resume, and gain access to the best post-college opportunities? Based on interviews with star students at universities nationwide, from Harvard to the University of Arizona, How to Win at College presents seventy-five simple rules that will rocket you to the top of the class. These college-tested—and often surprising—strategies include: • Don’t do all your reading • Drop classes every term • Become a club president • Care about your grades, Ignore your GPA • Never pull an all-nighter • Take three days to write a paper • Always be working on a “grand project” • Do one thing better than anyone else you know Proving that success has little to do with being a genius workaholic, and everything to do with playing the game, How to Win at College is the must-have guide for making the most of these four important years—and getting an edge on life after graduation. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Straight A Conspiracy

The Straight A Conspiracy Author Hunter Maats
ISBN-10 9780985898854
Year 2013-07-13
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher 368 Press
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What if the only reason you aren't doing well in school is that you've been lied to about your own brain? For centuries, students worldwide have been tricked into making school more difficult, more stressful, and less successful than it needs to be. In reality, you already have the ability to make anything that you do in school easy. From writing essays to mastering any math concept to acing even your most difficult final exam, The Straight-A Conspiracy takes you through the simple, stress-free ways to conquer any class in school. The truth about straight-A's has been kept from you. It's time you knew about The Straight-A Conspiracy.

How to Study in College

How to Study in College Author Walter Pauk
ISBN-10 9781133960782
Year 2013-01-09
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Over a million students have transformed adequate work into academic achievement with this best-selling text. HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE sets students on the path to success by helping them build a strong foundation of study skills, and learn how to gain, retain, and explain information. Based on widely tested educational and learning theories, HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE teaches study techniques such as visual thinking, active listening, concentration, note taking, and test taking, while also incorporating material on vocabulary building. Questions in the Margin, based on the Cornell Note Taking System, places key questions about content in the margins of the text to provide students with a means for reviewing and reciting the main ideas. Students then use this technique--the Q-System--to formulate their own questions. The Eleventh Edition maintains the straightforward and traditional academic format that has made HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE the leading study skills text in the market. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Secrets of Top Students

The Secrets of Top Students Author Stefanie Weisman
ISBN-10 9781402280801
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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Straight talk and tips from top students to help make academic excellence a lifestyle. Getting a passing grade is one thing—cramming to memorize facts, knowing what's on the test, finishing a paper just before the deadline—but being a top student is something else entirely. So what makes the difference between a good student and a top student? Being a top student is a lifestyle, not just an A on your transcript. The Secrets of Top Students: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College offers advice from lifelong top student, Stefanie Weisman, to help you learn the keys to studying smart, staying motivated, and making academic excellence a part of your life. Tips from 45 Top Students Learn strategies on making the grade with first-hand advice from valedictorians, Rhodes scholars, Fulbright scholars, Intel Science Fair finalists, a National Spelling bee champion, and more! Lifestyle Tips and Techniques Discover tips and mantras that will keep you on the road to academic success. Helpful Exercises Practice makes perfect. Put what you've learned to the test with easy exercises on taking notes, staying motivated, and more.

Straight A Study Skills

Straight A Study Skills Author Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick
ISBN-10 9781440552465
Year 2013-01-18
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Adams Media
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"Contains material adapted from The everything guide to study skills, by Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick"--T.p. verso.

What Smart Students Know

What Smart Students Know Author Adam Robinson
ISBN-10 PSU:000022147967
Year 1993
Pages 274
Language en
Publisher Three Rivers Press
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Argues that smart students have a different attitude about school and learning, and offers advice on taking notes, studying, preparing for tests, and writing papers

Study Power

Study Power Author William R. Luckie
ISBN-10 157129046X
Year 1998
Pages 145
Language en
Publisher
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Easy-to-use self-teaching manual teaches students from elementary to medical school develope vital skills that help in every stage of learning.

How to Be a High School Superstar

How to Be a High School Superstar Author Cal Newport
ISBN-10 9780307715814
Year 2010-07-27
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Three Rivers Press
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Do Less, Live More, Get Accepted What if getting into your reach schools didn’t require four years of excessive A.P.-taking, overwhelming activity schedules, and constant stress? In How to Be a High School Superstar, Cal Newport explores the world of relaxed superstars—students who scored spots at the nation’s top colleges by leading uncluttered, low stress, and authentic lives. Drawing from extensive interviews and cutting-edge science, Newport explains the surprising truths behind these superstars’ mixture of happiness and admissions success, including: · Why doing less is the foundation for becoming more impressive. · Why demonstrating passion is meaningless, but being interesting is crucial. · Why accomplishments that are hard to explain are better than accomplishments that are hard to do. These insights are accompanied by step-by-step instructions to help any student adopt the relaxed superstar lifestyle—proving that getting into college doesn’t have to be a chore to survive, but instead can be the reward for living a genuinely interesting life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Freshman Survival Guide

The Freshman Survival Guide Author Nora Bradbury-Haehl
ISBN-10 9781455567034
Year 2016-04-05
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college. In the four years since its initial publication, THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE has helped thousands of first year students make a successful transition to college life. However, much has changed on campuses. The explosion of technology, ubiquity of social media, and culture changes have all added new layers of complexity to the leap from high school to college. THE FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE's updated edition features new research and advice on issues such as mental health, sexual assault, and finding balance. It also features expanded sections on dating, money management, and an increased focus on how the over 1.5 million incoming freshman can prepare themselves for the biggest change they've encountered in their lives: heading off to college.

The Motivation Hacker

The Motivation Hacker Author Nick Winter
ISBN-10 0989279820
Year 2014-05-25
Pages 138
Language en
Publisher
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"This is your field guide to getting yourself to want to do everything you always wanted to want to do"--Page [4] of cover.

The Happy Student

The Happy Student Author Daniel Wong
ISBN-10 9781614481287
Year 2012-03-01
Pages 258
Language en
Publisher Morgan James Publishing
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The Happy Student is written by a student for students. Daniel Wong doesn’t have a PhD in education or psychology, but his transformation from unhappy overachiever to happy straight-A student has given him unique insight into what motivates students intrinsically. By sharing with readers his personal story and the five-step program he has developed, unmotivated students everywhere will understand how they, too, can find deep satisfaction in the pursuit of academic success.