How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students

How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students

By: Cal Newport

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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.

Title: How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students

Author Name: Cal Newport

Categories: Education,

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: April 2005

ISBN Number: 0767917871

ISBN Number 13: 9780767917872

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 315846