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The Resource How to be a High School Superstar : a Revolutionary plan to get into college by standing out (without burning out), by Cal Newport, (electronic resource)

How to be a High School Superstar : a Revolutionary plan to get into college by standing out (without burning out), by Cal Newport, (electronic resource)

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How to be a High School Superstar : a Revolutionary plan to get into college by standing out (without burning out)
Title
How to be a High School Superstar
Title remainder
a Revolutionary plan to get into college by standing out (without burning out)
Statement of responsibility
by Cal Newport
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
What if getting into your reach schools didn'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 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
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
378.1/610973
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2351.2
LC item number
.N49 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
How to be a High School Superstar : a Revolutionary plan to get into college by standing out (without burning out), by Cal Newport, (electronic resource)
Link
http://markham.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3A3BFF6D-AC36-46A5-90BC-EE70494822AA
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (p. 209-210)
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn768767947
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307715814
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768767947
Label
How to be a High School Superstar : a Revolutionary plan to get into college by standing out (without burning out), by Cal Newport, (electronic resource)
Link
http://markham.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3A3BFF6D-AC36-46A5-90BC-EE70494822AA
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (p. 209-210)
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn768767947
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307715814
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768767947

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