How to Win at College: Simple Rules for Success from Star Students

by Newport, Cal
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ISBN: 9780767917872
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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.

  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Newport, Cal
  • ISBN: 9780767917872
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 8.10 x 0.47
  • Number Of Pages: 191
  • Publication Year: 2005

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