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How to become a straight-A student : the unconventional strategies real college students use to score high while studying less

Author: Cal Newport
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cal Newport
ISBN: 0767922719 9780767922715
OCLC Number: 69331437
Description: vi, 216 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Study basics --
Manage your time in five minutes a day --
Declare war on procrastination --
Choose when, where, and how long --
Part one cheat sheet --
pt. 2. Quizzes and exams --
Take smart notes --
Demote your assignments --
Marshall your resources --
Conquer the material --
Invest in "Academic disaster insurance" --
Provide "A+" answers --
The plan in action --
Part two cheat sheet --
pt. 3. 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 --
Part three cheat sheet --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Cal Newport.
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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.

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