Author : Cal Newport
Genre : Study Aids
Publisher : Crown
ISBN : 9780307715814
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 272 page

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.

Author : Cal Newport
Genre : Study Aids
Publisher : Crown
ISBN : 9780767932585
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 274 page

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.

Author : Ryan Keliher
Genre :
Publisher :
ISBN : 1728669774
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File Download : 153 page

Some of the world's most fascinating people have extraordinary approaches to life. In The Superstar Curriculum, author Ryan Keliher explains how a "Superstar Mindset" can transform your approach to school and help you create your brightest future. Using insightful stories and thought-provoking activities, Keliher will motivate you to live kindly, learn continuously, and contribute meaningfully in school and beyond. The truth is, you are a superstar! You just might not know it yet. This book will unlock new ways to strengthen relationships, improve self-confi dence, lead by example, inspire others, and more. The Superstar Curriculum is the small book that sets teens up for big success. Are you ready to create your best life?

Author : Cal Newport
Genre : Education
Publisher : Crown
ISBN : 9780767920223
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File Download : 208 page

The essential guide to getting ahead once you’ve gotten in—proven strategies for making the most of your college years, based on winning secrets from the country's most successful students “Highly recommended because it is full of practical tips that will help high school grads take the next step in life.”—Money How can you graduate with honors, choose exciting activities, build a head-turning resume, gain access to the best post-college opportunities, and still have a life? Based on interviews with star students at universities nationwide, from Harvard to the University of Arizona, How to Win at College presents seventy-five simple rules that will rocket you to the top of your class. These often surprising strategies include: • Don’t do all your reading • Drop classes every term • Become a club president • Care about your grades, Ignore your GPA • Never pull an all-nighter • Take three days to write a paper • Always be working on a “grand project” • Do one thing better than anyone else you know Proving you can be successful and still have time for fun, How to Win at College is the must-have guide for making the most of these four important years—and getting and edge on life after graduation. “This deliberately provocative book is a good way for a smart student to see how out-of-the-box thinking can lead to success in college.”—Seattle Times

Author : Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
Genre : Education
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 0452288541
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 340 page

A sought-after packager of high school students shares 272 secrets to help parents get their kids into the top schools Targeting the savvy parents of today's college-bound teenagers who seek to gain a proven edge in the college admissions process, this book reveals 272 little-known secrets to help parents get their kids into the school of their dreams. Did you know? -A child's guidance counselor can help reverse a deferral. -A parent can help get a child off a waiting list. -There is a way for students to back out of Early Decision once they've been accepted. Based on the controversial insider information Elizabeth Wissner-Gross has gleaned from working as a highly successful packager of high school students and from interviews with heads of admission at the nation's top colleges, this book empowers parents by decoding the admissions process.

Author : Chuck Hughes
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN : 9780071425063
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 274 page

The ultimate insider's guide to getting into the nation's most competitive colleges Written by a former senior admissions officer at Harvard University, this book provides keen insights into what it takes to get into America's top schools. With the help of case studies of successful Harvard applicants, Charles Hughes II defines the goals and mission of highly selective schools. He explains the relative weight given to: Academics Extra-curricular activities Personal qualities Intangibles in the admission process Hughes breaks down the components of the application, explaining the significance of each and how they are evaluated. And, drawing upon his extensive experience, he clues readers in on effective ways for applicants to improve their candidacy, including: How to prepare early in high school How to write a better application How to find the school best suited to their interests, personality, and goals With this essential guide, students will be able to present their talents in the best light possible, and create a winning college application.

Author : Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
Genre : Education
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101217719
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File Download : 320 page

From the author of What Colleges Don’t Tell You, a plan to help parents of middle and early high school students prepare their kids for the best colleges In order to succeed in the fiercely competitive college admissions game, you need a game plan—and you have to start young. In this empowering guide, Elizabeth Wissner- Gross, a nationally sought-after college “packager,” helps parents of seventh to tenth graders create a long-term plan that, come senior year, will allow their kids to virtually write their own ticket into their choice of schools. Parents should start by helping their kids identify their academic passions, then design a four-year strategy based on those interests. The book details hundreds of opportunities available to make kids stand out that most high school guidance counselors and teachers simply don’t know about or don’t think to share. This indispensable guide should be required reading for any parent whose child dreams of attending one of the country’s top colleges.

Author : Lele Pons
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781501120541
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File Download : 272 page

"Lele is a bulls-eye target at her new school in Miami until, overnight, her digital fame catapults the girl with cheerleader looks, a seriously silly personality, and a self-deprecating funny bone into the popular crowd. Now she's facing a whole new set of challenges--the relentless drama, the ruthless cliques, the unexpected internet celebrity--all while trying to keep her grades up and make her parents proud"--

Author : Isabella Cass
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Publisher : Random House
ISBN : 9781407051345
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File Download : 256 page

Now well into their first term at the world-famous Garrick stage school, Holly, Cat and Belle still have a lot to prove. Holly is enjoying her new life more than ever, but for her best friends, things are not so easy. Belle is confused by her feelings for the gorgeous new boy Jack, and Cat just doesn't how she's going to cope with everything on her plate. The girls will have to stick together to make it through the rest of the term!

Author : Phyllis Zimbler Miller
Genre : Education
Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN : 1475281013
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File Download : 134 page

HOW TO SUCCEED IN HIGH SCHOOL AND PREP FOR COLLEGE is the first book in a 3-book series. This first book contains information specific to high school success and applying to colleges as well as information to help young people with interviewing, creating relationships with potential mentors, and following their passions. Exercises that build on the information are included. Phyllis Zimbler Miller has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and coaches high school students on their college applications using the marketing principles in this book.