Do Less, Live More, Get Accepted
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.
How to Be a High School Superstar
A Revolutionary Plan to Get into College by Standing Out (Without Burning Out)
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