How to become a straight a student cal newport pdfWith an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. 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.
How to Become a Straight A Student
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Contents 1 Introduction 1. The book delivered on its promise of teaching the reader unconventional strategies for approaching university level work and getting the work done on time. Newport emphasized working smart but efficient so that a student may complete all of the work in a reasonable amount of time allowing for a social life, while at the same time learning and retaining the material. While the two objectives are seemingly unrealistic, the book offers common sense strategies for an efficient approach to college level work. Here I document. For 1 hour you spend in class, you will spend 3 hours in the book trying to learn the material.
Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author:. His fourth and fifth book , for example now deal with how to find and do great work, much later stages of your career. Do you have what it takes to be a straight A student? If you want to save this summary for later, download the free PDF and read it whenever you want. Download PDF. Last minute cramming, pulling all nighters and hour workday may feel productive, but really just amount to a lot of what Cal calls pseudo-working , because your concentration takes massive hits from all the interruptions and constant energy drain. The studies Cal looked at agreed on roughly 50 minutes being the ideal study session length.