What Smart Students Know

Maximum Grades, Optimum Learning, Minimum Time

Author: Adam Robinson

Publisher: Three Rivers Press


Category: Education

Page: 274

View: 1040

Argues that smart students have a different attitude about school and learning, and offers advice on taking notes, studying, preparing for tests, and writing papers
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Study Smart, Study Less

Earn Better Grades and Higher Test Scores, Learn Study Habits That Get Fast Results, and Discover Your Study Persona

Author: Anne Crossman

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 160774046X

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 6794

Reap the rewards of a higher GPA without sacrificing your sanity or your social life! If “I studied all night and I still didn’t ace the test” is your mantra, this witty study guide will help you pinpoint your personal learning style, prevent study mishaps, and work to your strengths. Using the best research on memory and the brain, Study Smart, Study Less offers easy techniques to help you: • absorb info quickly • remember it accurately • create a successful study space • put together a productive study group • use interactive games to master tough material • identify pitfalls—and avoid falling into them • and stop overstudying (no—this isn’t a typo) By learning how to learn, you’ll not only feel smarter, you’ll be smarter. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Getting Straight A's

Author: Gordon W. Green

Publisher: Lyle Stuart

ISBN: 9780818405716

Category: Education

Page: 172

View: 1338

Discusses basic study skills and suggests methods for taking notes, writing term papers, and preparing for tests
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B's and A's in 30 Days

Strategies for Better Grades in College

Author: Eric Jensen,Tom Kerr

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780812095821

Category: Education

Page: 277

View: 1993

A day-by-day program for improving study skills discusses speed reading, memory, concentration, time management, and stress management
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Word Smart, 5th Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0307945030

Category: Study Aids

Page: 400

View: 2077

Let your vocabulary speak for itself. Knowing which words to use and how to use them is key to communicating accurately and effectively. That’s why more than one million people have used Word Smart to improve their vocabularies! This updated 5th edition defines and explains more than 1,400 need-to-know vocabulary words. To create this book, the Princeton Review analyzed newspapers from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal, magazines from Time to Scientific American, and books from current bestsellers to classics. We also combed through the SAT and other standardized tests to determine which words are tested most frequently. We sifted out the words that most people know, and focused on words that most people misunderstand or misuse. This updated edition of Word Smart is linked for easy e-reader navigation, and gives you the most important words you need to know to get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work. WORD SMART, 5th EDITION include more than 1,400 words covering: • Common usage errors • The most frequently tested words on standardized tests • Foreign phrases and abbreviations • Terms you need to know to understand finance, science, and the arts
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Painless Study Techniques

Author: Michael Greenberg

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764140594

Category: Education

Page: 234

View: 3444

Suggests ways to stop procrastinating and advice on how to approach such difficult subjects as foreign language textbooks and essay exams.
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Study Smarter, Not Harder

Author: Kevin Paul

Publisher: Self-Counsel Press

ISBN: 177040712X

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 5917

By mastering the seven basic elements of complete study skills included in this book, it's possible to tap into hidden potential for maximum performance and increased learning power.
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The Best Team Wins

Build Your Business Through Predictive Hiring

Author: Adam Robinson

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 1626343837

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

View: 9041

Reduce Hiring Risks and Predict Success New Mindset. In The Best Team Wins,author Adam Robinson gives you a proven, straightforward, and effective method for hiring new employees. He teaches you how to rethink the process of finding, assessing, and hiring the right people. New Methods. Robinson, a recruiting professional with over twenty years experience, shows you how to— •Use a Data-Driven Job Profile to Assess Candidate Risk •Build a Candidate Scorecard •Rate the Candidate's Core Competencies •Ask the Right Questions to Dig Deeper in Interviews •Craft an Offer the Candidate Can’t Refuse Better Results. By following Robinson’s in-depth process, you can eliminate guesswork and focus on building a team that will bring value to your company’s culture and bottom line.
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You can succeed

the ultimate study guide for students

Author: Eric Jensen

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc

ISBN: 9780812020847

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 158

View: 7532

A guaranteed study guide notes the reasons for failure in school and offers skills and techniques for developing reading and memory, building vocabulary, and improving grades and self-confidence
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How to Become a Straight-A Student

The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less

Author: Cal Newport

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780767927192

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 5568

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.
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How To Win At College

Simple Rules For Success From Star Students

Author: Cal Newport

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0767917871

Category: Study Aids

Page: 193

View: 3408

Draws on firsthand interviews with outstanding students at universities across the country to examine the secrets of a successful college career, introducing seventy-five simple rules designed to assist students ace their classes, assume leadership positions, build a superb résumé, define their life goals, and have fun at the same time. Original. 17,500 first printing.
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The Rocketreview Revolution

The Ultimate Guide to the New SAT and the PSAT

Author: Adam Robinson

Publisher: New Amer Library

ISBN: 9780451219466

Category: Study Aids

Page: 703

View: 4836

A guide to preparing for the new SAT exam offers customized suggestions on how to improve scores and a CD-ROM with animated demonstrations of major SAT techniques.
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Bin Laden

Behind the Mask of a Terrorist

Author: Nick Robinson

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1628721529

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 8140

On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, Osama bin Laden is still a vivid symbol of outrage and tragedy in the American imagination. One of the most-recognized faces of terror, bin Laden has presented himself to the world as a paragon of ascetic virtue. Journalist Adam Robinson tells a far different story. This authoritative biography lifts bin Laden’s mask of moral purity as it recounts his transformation from dissolute rich kid into terrorist mastermind. Drawing on information from members of bin Laden’s own family and extensive independent research in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Oman, Libya, and Pakistan, Robinson opens a window into the man who changed the face of global politics.
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How to Be a High School Superstar

A Revolutionary Plan to Get into College by Standing Out (Without Burning Out)

Author: Cal Newport

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307715814

Category: Study Aids

Page: 272

View: 534

Do Less, Live More, Get Accepted What if getting into your reach schools didn’t require four years of excessive A.P. classes, overwhelming activity schedules, and constant stress? In How to Be a High School Superstar, Cal Newport explores the world of relaxed superstars—students who scored spots at the nation’s top colleges by leading uncluttered, low stress, and authentic lives. Drawing from extensive interviews and cutting-edge science, Newport explains the surprising truths behind these superstars’ mixture of happiness and admissions success, including: · Why doing less is the foundation for becoming more impressive. · Why demonstrating passion is meaningless, but being interesting is crucial. · Why accomplishments that are hard to explain are better than accomplishments that are hard to do. These insights are accompanied by step-by-step instructions to help any student adopt the relaxed superstar lifestyle—proving that getting into college doesn’t have to be a chore to survive, but instead can be the reward for living a genuinely interesting life.
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Test Taking Strategies & Study Skills for the Utterly Confused

Author: Laurie Rozakis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071416764

Category: Education

Page: 276

View: 2500

From pulling all-nighters to memorizing rote facts, today's students have shown that they have no organized, logical, or sequential understanding of how to study or prepare for tests. Test Taking Strategies & Study Skills for the Utterly Confused arms students of all ages with the skills they need to pass their tests with flying colors. The perfect guide for all the major standardized tests, including SAT, GMAT, Series 7, LSAT, MCAT, and more, this skillbuilding resource shows students, career changers, and business professionals how to make the most of their study time, how to deal with study and test panic, and how to take tests with optimal confidence and success.
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How to Get a First

The Essential Guide to Academic Success

Author: Thomas Dixon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134371314

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 9779

In this informative guide, Thomas Dixon argues that you do not have to be a genius to get a first at university. He sets out to de-mystify first-class degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences, clearly articulating the difference between the excellent and the merely competent in undergraduate work. This concise, no-nonsense guidebook will give prospective and current students advice on teaching and learning styles that prevail in university and on how to manage their two most important resources - their time and their lecturers. In an accessible and entertaining style, the author looks at subjects such as: making the transition from school to university developing transferable skills making use of lectures and seminars using libraries and the Internet note-taking, essays, seminars and presentations common mistakes to avoid writing with clarity and style revision and examinations. Illustrated with many examples from a range of academic disciplines, How to Get a First is an all-purpose guide to success in academic life. Visit the companion website www.getafirst.com
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How to Study in College

Author: Walter Pauk,Ross J.Q. Owens

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133960782

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 1402

Over a million students have transformed adequate work into academic achievement with this best-selling text. HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE sets students on the path to success by helping them build a strong foundation of study skills, and learn how to gain, retain, and explain information. Based on widely tested educational and learning theories, HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE teaches study techniques such as visual thinking, active listening, concentration, note taking, and test taking, while also incorporating material on vocabulary building. Questions in the Margin, based on the Cornell Note Taking System, places key questions about content in the margins of the text to provide students with a means for reviewing and reciting the main ideas. Students then use this technique--the Q-System--to formulate their own questions. The Eleventh Edition maintains the straightforward and traditional academic format that has made HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE the leading study skills text in the market. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Everything Study Book

Author: Steven Frank

Publisher: Everything

ISBN: 9781558506152

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 2121

Stop Wasting Time--Great Grades Are Just One Book Away! The Everything Study Book presents a totally comprehensive program focused on sharpening your study skills. Whether you simply lack motivation, or your term papers aren't as exciting as you'd like them to be, the proven techniques featured here will put you on track to getting better grades. Use the program to improve your performance in every aspect of your schoolwork--in any subject or academic concentration. Author and college instructor Steven Frank has developed step-by-step strategies that will pave the way to success--and boost your confidence--including: Taking better notes in class Staying interested and alert in lectures Reading, memorizing, and understanding difficult material Writing stronger essays, faster Preparing to master exams Test-taking tips to get you better grades Managing your study time, so you can have some fun! So stop wasting hours just staring at your books. Packed with dozens of specific examples, exercises, and plenty of practical advice, The Everything Study Book contains absolutely everything you need to turn the chore of studying into a challenge!
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Straight-A Study Skills

More Than 200 Essential Strategies to Ace Your Exams, Boost Your Grades, and Achieve Lasting Academic Success

Author: Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick,Justin Ross Muchnick

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440552460

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 422

"Contains material adapted from The everything guide to study skills, by Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick"--T.p. verso.
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The Secrets of Top Students

Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College

Author: Stefanie Weisman

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402280807

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 4310

Straight talk and tips from top students to help make academic excellence a lifestyle. Getting a passing grade is one thing—cramming to memorize facts, knowing what's on the test, finishing a paper just before the deadline—but being a top student is something else entirely. So what makes the difference between a good student and a top student? Being a top student is a lifestyle, not just an A on your transcript. The Secrets of Top Students: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College offers advice from lifelong top student, Stefanie Weisman, to help you learn the keys to studying smart, staying motivated, and making academic excellence a part of your life. Tips from 45 Top Students Learn strategies on making the grade with first-hand advice from valedictorians, Rhodes scholars, Fulbright scholars, Intel Science Fair finalists, a National Spelling bee champion, and more! Lifestyle Tips and Techniques Discover tips and mantras that will keep you on the road to academic success. Helpful Exercises Practice makes perfect. Put what you've learned to the test with easy exercises on taking notes, staying motivated, and more.
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