How to Earn A+ Grades in College and University

Duncan Koerber, University Professor

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35 Lessons (1h 29m)
    • 1. Welcome to the Course

      2:01
    • 2. Don't Choose a Program Your Parents Want You to Choose

      2:16
    • 3. Avoid Reading Those Articles About the Most In-Demand Careers

      2:32
    • 4. Class Size Matters

      2:37
    • 5. Live on Campus if Possible

      2:05
    • 6. Late Work Kills

      2:58
    • 7. Good Writing Stands Out

      2:36
    • 8. No Extensions!

      2:14
    • 9. Skip Class if You Want, But Don't Expect an A

      2:36
    • 10. Don't Look Down

      3:04
    • 11. Try to Care, Even if You Don't

      2:09
    • 12. Avoid Plagiarism Like the Plague

      3:39
    • 13. Don’t Be Afraid to Change Programs Mid-stream

      2:19
    • 14. Writing Tips to Get Done Faster

      2:43
    • 15. Take Notes By Hand

      2:12
    • 16. Highlighters are Evil

      2:55
    • 17. Have a Thesis or Argument

      3:00
    • 18. Practice Essay Exam Answers by Writing Them Out

      2:33
    • 19. Bibliographic Software Is Your Friend

      2:37
    • 20. Know the Online Databases Like the Back of Your Hand

      2:10
    • 21. Read the Syllabus Over and Over Again

      2:04
    • 22. Do the Readings Please

      2:46
    • 23. Professors See All

      2:37
    • 24. Don't Take the Whole Shelf Home

      2:04
    • 25. Don't Sit at the Back

      2:31
    • 26. Does the Professor Know Your Name?

      2:04
    • 27. Study as you Go

      2:48
    • 28. Get Involved in a Campus Club or Organization

      2:11
    • 29. Grades aren't Everything

      3:18
    • 30. Avoiding Distractions

      2:27
    • 31. A Procrastination Solution

      2:13
    • 32. "But I Have a Job Too"

      3:23
    • 33. Remember, You May Need Reference Letters

      2:48
    • 34. Network Like Crazy

      2:16
    • 35. The Lure of Grad School

      2:26

Project Description

The project for this course helps you to take action. I want you to make a list of the tips you want to use in your academic career. This checklist will remind you of what you need to do every single day. Post your checklist in the Class Project section. 

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