The Secrets of Top Students by Stefanie Weisman
Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College

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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.

 

About Stefanie Weisman

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Stefanie Weisman was born and raised in Queens, New York. She was valedictorian of Stuyvesant High School and graduated from Columbia University with the highest GPA in her class. She has a B.A. in History, a B.S. in Computer Science, and an M.A. in Art History. Stefanie has received numerous awards including Best Performance in Columbia's Core Curriculum, Best Senior Thesis in History on a non-U.S. Topic, Phi Beta Kappa, and Summa Cum Laude. She was a Craig Hugh Smyth fellow at NYU's Institute of Fine Arts, where she specialized in ancient Greek and Roman art. She works in the technology industry in New York City.
 
Published May 7, 2013 by Sourcebooks. 288 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Gr 6 Up—This book highlights a multitude of topics that include getting and staying motivated, taking notes, how to study, test-taking methods, how to write a paper, time-management strategies, etc. The author's conversational tone and practical advice contribute to a relaxed style that makes the...

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Gr 6 Up—This book highlights a multitude of topics that include getting and staying motivated, taking notes, how to study, test-taking methods, how to write a paper, time-management strategies, etc. The author's conversational tone and practical advice contribute to a relaxed style that makes the...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of The Secrets of Top Students: ...

Gr 6 Up—This book highlights a multitude of topics that include getting and staying motivated, taking notes, how to study, test-taking methods, how to write a paper, time-management strategies, etc. The author's conversational tone and practical advice contribute to a relaxed style that makes the...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of The Secrets of Top Students: ...

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