How to Win at College: Simple Rules for Success from Star Students


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Crown Publishing Group (NY)
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5.24 X 8.1 X 0.47 inches | 0.34 pounds

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About the Author

Cal Newport graduated from Dartmouth College, earned a Ph.D. from MIT, and is now an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He's the author of five books, including most recently the Wall Street Journal business bestseller Deep Work. He also runs the popular blog Study Hacks, which explores the impact of technology on our ability to perform productive work and lead satisfying lives. His contrarian ideas have been featured on many major media platforms, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Economist and NPR. Visit him online at


"Smart and sensitive advice." --Jay Matthews, The Washington Post

"This book is the perfect high school graduation gift.... Highly recommended because it is full of practical tips that will help high school grads take the next step in life. Young readers will find many of the insights counterintuitive, refreshing, and funny too." --Money

"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." --Kimberly Marlow Harnett, The Seattle Times

"Clear, concise and organized information that every soon-to-be or present college student should read and use . . . an excellent choice for your college-bound teen." --Denise Witmer, Guide for Parenting of Adolescents

"Every college student, or every parent of a college student, must buy this book!" --Jeffrey J. Fox, author of How to Become CEO and How to Become a Rainmaker