Book Description: Looking to jumpstart your GPA? Most college students believe that straight Aâ€™s can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. But Cal Newport knows that real straight-A students donâ€™t study harderâ€”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 procrastinationAbsorb the material quickly and effectivelyKnow which reading assignments are criticalâ€”and which are notTarget the paper topics that wow professorsProvide A+ answers on examsWrite stellar prose without the agonyA 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 studentsâ€”with the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.