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Cal Newport graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth in 2004, where, using the strategies outlined in this book, he earned thirty-six straight A’s in a row. Also the author of How to Win at College, he is studying for his Ph.D. in computer science at MIT.
Read the section on limiting study to about an hour (more or less) and taking 10 to 20 min. breaks. This advice was useful. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Researcher and Tester
Seemed like common sense to me for the most part. I would probably only recommend the technical advice to someone not doing engineering or science that has to wade through the... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Casey Martinson
Inspirational and very useful. I wasn't always the best student in high school but after acceptance into college, I decided to make a change. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sky
It's very practical and has real examples of everyday college life. I recommend that you get it.Published 1 month ago by Wiljon G.
This book mainly comes from the point of view of a non-technical liberal arts major. A lot of concepts wouldn't really apply to engineering/math students. Read morePublished 1 month ago by macrostudent21
Several other books with just about the same title and much the same advice. These books continue to be published, but are being replaced by books in other fields which are going... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gerard A. Lozeau
Where was this when I started college?! It's amazing! I've restructured my whole study plan and have had great results. I didn't know school could be so low stress.Published 1 month ago by J. Nichol
I really love this book. I wish I had it in college. Would have saved me time and money and would have definitely went to grad.Published 1 month ago by S. Hinkson