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How to Get a First

Insights and Advice from a First-class Graduate

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 120
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Student to Student

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AVAILABLE FORMATS

Paperback - 9780230362208

31 July 2012

$21.99

Ebook - 9781137026057

31 July 2012

$17.99

Ebook - 9781137195357

14 August 2012

$19.99

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For exam copies, please email askacademic@bloomsbury.com with course details (course name, level, module, no. of students, start date) and your academic address.

Written by a first-class graduate, this text is for every student looking for realistic guidance on how to achieve their potential and graduate with a top degree. Divided into two sections, the first familiarises students...

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Written by a first-class graduate, this text is for every student looking for realistic guidance on how to achieve their potential and graduate with a top degree. Divided into two sections, the first familiarises students with the building blocks to academic success, including degree choice, work ethic and support systems, while the second sets out strategies that students can apply immediately to boost their grades. Packed with practical tips and inspirational insights from other students, this is a relatable and engaging read which will help students to get the most out of their studies.

This resource will be an invaluable source of guidance to all undergraduates who have set their sights on getting a first. 

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  • Draws on the author's own university experience
  • Includes snippets of interviews with other first-class students from a range of disciplines
  • Provides students with tried and tested strategies for improving task management, beating procrastination and getting the most out of lectures that will help them to attain higher grades
  • Explains the link between happiness and academic performance, and shows students how to achieve a healthy study-life balance
  • Contains dedicated chapters with advice on how to improve coursework and exam marks

Introduction
PART ONE: THE FUNDAMENTALS
Degree Choice
The Growth Mindset
Work Ethic
Happiness and Grades
Support Systems
PART TWO: THE STRATEGIES
Memory Mastery
Task Management
Procrastination
Lectures
Body and Mind
Study Environment
Coursework
Exams
Concluding Remarks
The Book in a Nutshell
Acknowledgements
Bibliography
Index.

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MICHAEL TEFULA graduated in 2010 with a First Class Degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Birmingham, UK. He won the Ernst & Young prize for the highest dissertation mark and shared the Deloitte prize for the highest module mark with four other students. He was co-founder of Birmingham Entrepreneurs' society (University of Birmingham).

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MICHAEL TEFULA graduated in 2010 with a First Class Degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Birmingham, UK. He won the Ernst & Young prize for the highest dissertation mark and shared the Deloitte prize for the highest module mark with four other students. He was co-founder of Birmingham Entrepreneurs' society (University of Birmingham).

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