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The Resource How to win at college : simple rules for success from star students, Cal Newport

How to win at college : simple rules for success from star students, Cal Newport

Label
How to win at college : simple rules for success from star students
Title
How to win at college
Title remainder
simple rules for success from star students
Statement of responsibility
Cal Newport
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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, 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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Newport, Cal
Dewey number
378.1/98
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2343.3
LC item number
.N49 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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  • College student orientation
  • College student orientation
Label
How to win at college : simple rules for success from star students, Cal Newport
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Surprising secrets for success from the country's top students"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
Don't do all of your reading -- Create a Sunday ritual -- Drop classes every semester -- Start long-term projects the day they are assigned -- Make your bed -- Apply to ten scholarhships a year -- Build study systems -- Befriend a professor -- Become a club president -- Read a newspaper every day -- Do one thing better than anyone else you know -- Avoid daily to-do lists -- Learn to give up -- Never nap -- Sign up for something your first week -- Always be working on a "grand project" -- Take art history and astronomy -- Blow the curve once a term -- Ask one question at every lecture -- Jump into research as soon as possible -- Pay your dues -- Study in fifty-minute chunks -- Schedule your free time -- Dress nicely for class -- Decorate your room -- Start studying two weeks in advance -- Write outside of class -- Eat alone twice a day -- Find an escape -- Take hard courses early on -- Don't study in your room -- Don't study in groups -- Join an honors program -- Do schoolwork every day -- Attend guest lectures -- Exercise five days a week -- Stay in touch -- Tack on an extra major or minor -- Meet often with your advisor -- Don't get a normal job -- Use three days to write a paper -- Don't undersleep, don't oversleep -- Relax before exams -- Make friends your #1 priority -- Don't binge drink -- Ignore your classmate's grades -- Seek out phenomenal achievers -- Learn to listen -- Never pull an all-nighter -- Laugh every day -- Use high-quality notebooks -- Keep a work-progress journal -- Seek out fun -- Inflate your ambition -- Get involved with your major department -- Care about your grades, ignore your G.P.A. -- Always go to class -- Set arbitrary deadlines -- Eat healthy -- Volunteer quietly -- Write as if going for a Pulitzer -- Attend political rallies -- Maximize your summers -- Choose goals, explore routes -- Don't take breaks between classes -- Don't network -- Publish op-eds -- Use a filing cabinet -- Find a secret study space -- Study with the quiz-and-recall method -- Empty your in-box -- Relax before sleep -- Start fast, end slow -- Spend a semester studying abroad -- "Don't have no regrets"
Control code
ocm55679983
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 193 pages
Isbn
9780767917872
Lccn
2004051886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55679983
Label
How to win at college : simple rules for success from star students, Cal Newport
Publication
Note
"Surprising secrets for success from the country's top students"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Don't do all of your reading -- Create a Sunday ritual -- Drop classes every semester -- Start long-term projects the day they are assigned -- Make your bed -- Apply to ten scholarhships a year -- Build study systems -- Befriend a professor -- Become a club president -- Read a newspaper every day -- Do one thing better than anyone else you know -- Avoid daily to-do lists -- Learn to give up -- Never nap -- Sign up for something your first week -- Always be working on a "grand project" -- Take art history and astronomy -- Blow the curve once a term -- Ask one question at every lecture -- Jump into research as soon as possible -- Pay your dues -- Study in fifty-minute chunks -- Schedule your free time -- Dress nicely for class -- Decorate your room -- Start studying two weeks in advance -- Write outside of class -- Eat alone twice a day -- Find an escape -- Take hard courses early on -- Don't study in your room -- Don't study in groups -- Join an honors program -- Do schoolwork every day -- Attend guest lectures -- Exercise five days a week -- Stay in touch -- Tack on an extra major or minor -- Meet often with your advisor -- Don't get a normal job -- Use three days to write a paper -- Don't undersleep, don't oversleep -- Relax before exams -- Make friends your #1 priority -- Don't binge drink -- Ignore your classmate's grades -- Seek out phenomenal achievers -- Learn to listen -- Never pull an all-nighter -- Laugh every day -- Use high-quality notebooks -- Keep a work-progress journal -- Seek out fun -- Inflate your ambition -- Get involved with your major department -- Care about your grades, ignore your G.P.A. -- Always go to class -- Set arbitrary deadlines -- Eat healthy -- Volunteer quietly -- Write as if going for a Pulitzer -- Attend political rallies -- Maximize your summers -- Choose goals, explore routes -- Don't take breaks between classes -- Don't network -- Publish op-eds -- Use a filing cabinet -- Find a secret study space -- Study with the quiz-and-recall method -- Empty your in-box -- Relax before sleep -- Start fast, end slow -- Spend a semester studying abroad -- "Don't have no regrets"
Control code
ocm55679983
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 193 pages
Isbn
9780767917872
Lccn
2004051886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55679983

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