THE STRATEGIC COLLEGE STUDENT: How to Get Higher Grades While Studying Less Than Most Other People (1/2-day seminar)
There’s not a student alive who wouldn’t love to get higher grades while studying LESS than most other people.
In this 1/2-day seminar, students learn the advanced studying, test-taking, and paper-writing strategies that top students use to succeed at the most prestigious colleges in the country, while still having plenty of time left over for leadership, interning, working for money, and having more fun than they ever thought possible.
Students will leave at the end of this seminar armed with a systematic review method developed at Carnegie Mellon University that can completely eliminate the need to ever cram for exams.
1. Students will be able to name (and explain with an analogy) the concept of a boundary. For example, "It's the property line around a farmer's field."
2. Students will experience a paradigm shift—as they realize that they have the power and the ability to make the space inside their boundary line beautiful and worthwhile, and that they are not responsible for what others choose to do outside those boundary lines.
3. Students will be able to list 6 strategies for getting so much out of in-class time that fewer hours are required for studying outside of class.
4. Students will be able to explain how to use a calendar and a simple provided paper form to complete a systematic review strategy (developed at Carnegie Mellon University) that can completely eliminate the need to ever cram for exams.
5. Students will feel inspired to listen attentively in all academic classes, take careful notes, do what their teachers and professors ask, use a calendar, start large projects early, and use 6 key strategies for being maximally successful on exam and paper due days.
This session is a 4-hour, 1/2-day seminar. It's recommended, but not required, that sponsors of this seminar provide a 30-minute lunch break half-way through. For students and the adults who serve them.