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

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: 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.
    • Content Notes:
      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.
    • Notes:
      Originally published: New York : Broadway Books, 2007.
      Includes bibliographical references.
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