How to Be a High School Superstar

How to Be a High School Superstar

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Do Less, Live More, Get Accepted What if getting into your reach schools didna€™t require four years of excessive A.P.-taking, overwhelming activity schedules, and constant stress? In How to Be a High School Superstar, Cal Newport explores the world of relaxed superstarsa€”students who scored spots at the nationa€™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 superstarsa€™ mixture of happiness and admissions success, including: Am Why doing less is the foundation for becoming more impressive. Am Why demonstrating passion is meaningless, but being interesting is crucial. Am 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 lifestylea€”proving that getting into college doesna€™t have to be a chore to survive, but instead can be the reward for living a genuinely interesting life. From the Trade Paperback edition.She was good at starting assignments early and taking advantage of slow periods to get ahead on her work. ... So when it came to writing her college application essay for Berkeley, one of her dream schools, it didna#39;t cross her mind to obsessanbsp;...

Title:How to Be a High School Superstar
Author:Cal Newport
Publisher:Three Rivers Press - 2010-07-27


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