How To Make Straight A's is a book that you must read. It was written after working with thousands of bright and motivated students who needed a "coach" to teach them step-by-step the skills on how to study and Make Straight A's. Think of How to Make Straight A's as your personal trainer - a coach that keeps you running towards your academic and personal goals. Every gold-medal athlete needs a personal coach. The same is true for you - the student. Without directions from a knowledgeable coach, hard working and promising students can lose the benefits of their efforts. Many students want to Make A's in their school work, but they don't know how to do it. They study for countless hours, but they still do not Make Straight A's. How To Make Straight A's will give you the motivation, inspiration and drive you need to Make Straight A's. How To Make Straight A's was especially written for you - a special student. Thousands of students have successfully attended How To Make Straight A's workshops and seminars. As a result of much struggle, hard work, and total dedication, this book has finally been made a reality. And the same is true for you, with much hard work, sweat and total dedication, you will make all of the A's you want.
The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less
Author: Cal Newport
Category: Study Aids
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.
Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Do you want to do better at university? Packed with study tips and handy activities, Essential Study Skills is a proven guide that shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time at university - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Stay cool and cope with stress Pass exams with flying colours Plan your career after graduation. Don't miss in this edition... Even more tips and advice on learning methods, online learning and developing job skills - ensuring success throughout your course Additional case studies and student tips to help you apply the skills you need A companion website packed with toolkits and resources, to help you study smarter. ‘An outstanding book which enables learners to actively identify, reflect and develop their ‘skills’ to enable them to succeed as life-long learners. The authors present the ‘how to’ alongside the ‘what’ of study skills to enable continuous personal development, in an accessible style.’ - Di Turgoose, Senior Lecturer, Member of the Association for Learning and Development in Higher Education SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Studying and Learning at University provides a concise and accessible introduction to the essential study skills for first-time undergraduates. Alan Pritchard focuses on the skills that every student will need to master to achieve success in their academic career. Practical, straight-forward advice is provided on subjects such as how to: approach learning use active reading techniques use computers and the internet to support academic study prepare for written assessment prepare and deliver presentations. This guide is essential reading for anyone new to study at undergraduate level. Students setting out on any undergraduate course will welcome the support and guideance provided here. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Authors Hirsch and Goodman clearly and carefully develop students' understanding of intermediate algebra concepts by using a unique spiral approach. This approach presents a topic at an elementary level and then returns to it at increasing levels of complexity. This gradual introduction builds student confidence while developing concepts, rules, and definitions. To complement this approach, the authors include a wealth of numerical and algebraic examples that reflect a wide variety of situations. These illustrative examples compare and contrast related ideas, helping students understand the sometimes subtle distinctions among various situations.
You Can Succeed in College--Even Make Straight A'sGood grades are too important to leave to chance because your future depends on what you do in college. It's sobering. But it's true. Now, with Making A's in College you CAN master new college challenges and even make straight A's. When you use the practical study tips in this book, you'll find that college success doesn't come just from studying harder.It comes from studying smarter. And Dr. Sandra Gibson shows you exactly how to do it.Dr. Gibson has spent years as a full-time professor of study skills. She's helped thousands of students succeed through popular workshops, seminars, classes, videos, books and individual help. So she knows exactly what college students NEED to know--and that's what's in this book. Real-world college-success tips for real-world students, whether you're new to college or already there.College Success Is Like JugglingSuccess in college means you have to keep lots of balls in the air at the same time, balancing assignments, classes, study time--and your social life. That's a lot to manage--but you can do it if you know how. And you can even have time to spare!Truth is, you may not know the secrets to making good grades-you weren't born with this knowledge, were you? So you need a guide like Making A's in College to secrets of making good grades that's very easy to read. It's packed with proven cutting-edge information, and it shows you a simple, practical system you can use right now--today to make better grades.Here's a Sample of the Study Tips You'll Get From This BookWith study techniques in Making A's in College you'll discover how to quickly: Improve Your Memory Take Great Notes in Class Build Good Concentration Read Better and Remember More Study the Best, Most Effective Way Be Testwise on Objective and Essay Exams Manage Test Anxiety Overcome Procrastination and Control Distractions Get Started on Difficult Projects Get (and Stay) Organized Manage Your Time In this book you'll also discover: The proven BEST way to remember what you read Useful tips for reading complicated chapters Strategies for remembering all kinds of lists The BEST way to study Real ideas for reducing test anxiety And much more Plus there's a big bonus section packed with 21 MORE useful tips to build your college success. And seven high achieving college students reveal their FAVORITE study tips.Here's the best part: Dr. Gibson's tips are organized and easy to use. Some study strategies are simple while others are surprisingly counter-intuitive. But they ALL work and they come straight from her extensive experience with today's university students.Making A's in College is by a real study-skills expert, not just another freelance writer looking for a book idea. You'll find it easy to read and immediately useful. A Message from Dr. Sandra GibsonWhether you're in college already, just starting out, or returning after years away, you're probably under a lot of stress. That's natural, since so much depends on success in college. I've worked with all kinds of students and I've discovered that virtually all of them can do better in college by using these smart-study tips and techniques. I'm sure you will, too. I'm happy that that this book doesn't read like a textbook. That's important because I hope you'll really use it and profit immediately from what you learn. I wish you a successful college career, and hope you make straight-A's!Dr. Sandra GibsonScroll up and click the Add to Cart button above to start right now to be sure of your study skills-all for about the cost of a hamburger!
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Category: College student orientation
STRAIGHT A's is a unique guide designed to help students develop the study habits needed to excel in college. The only book of its kind, it is written by a medical student who achieved success in college after an average high school performance. Not just another "college survival" guide, STRAIGHT A's offers straightforward information on how to thrive in today's competitive college environment, while also enjoying the experience.
This edition covers everything from getting organized to taking notes, preparing speeches, writing papers, and using computers, the Internet, and email to help with school projects and research. Exciting graphics and straight-talk style make it inviting and easy to use.
Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College
Author: Stefanie Weisman
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
Offers strategies for studying, learning, and staying motivated in high school and college, featuring advice on managing time, writing essays, taking tests, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
Study Skills and Revision Techniques for Gcse, A-Level and Undergraduate Exams
Author: Robert Blakey
Can't be bothered to revise? Find yourself putting work off? Can't get the information to stick in memory? Then this is the book for you. Written by a student for students, this advanced guide to revision techniques aims to convert your hard work into GCSE, A-level and undergraduate exam success. The author achieved straight A*s at GCSE and A-level and is now a psychology undergraduate at the University of Oxford. This combination of current practical experience and interest in psychological research provides a unique perspective on motivation and memory - the two ingredients of successful revision. The book is written by a student who believes that everyone with the strategies to achieve will achieve. The author's first book - titled 'How to Achieve 100% in a GCSE' and written at the age of 16 - sold over 6,000 copies and was featured in the Daily Mail, The Sun and the Sunday Express magazine. The current book - 'I hate revision' - is packed full of brand new advice.