Secrets of a Straight A Student:
The work smarter, not harder approach
to better grades
wasnt a very good student in high school.
I guess you could say that as hard as I tried,
I only got by.
It certainly wasnt because I didnt
have the potential.
No, it was because I just didnt work
high school with a 2.72 Grade Point Average (GPA).
That wasnt high enough to get into any
of the public universities, never mind a prestigious
high school something in me was sparked to discover
ways to get more from my abilities.
I became an avid reader of personal
development books Ive read hundreds of
them by now, Im sure.
all of this learning, I discovered some gems that
allowed me to return to school and rise to the top
of my classes.
in a community college saving myself nearly
$50,000 and utilizing the techniques I share
in Success Secrets of an A Student proceeded
to get 32 straight As before my first B (I only
got 88% in a Spanish class).
With a sparkling 3.96 GPA I applied to my dream
school, the prestigious University of Southern California
(USC) and was accepted.
success as a student continued at USC and I graduated
at the top of my class Magna Cum Laude.
the honors chord I'm wearing in the photo? You
wouldn't believe how many people offered me money
for it on graduation day.
recognized for my academic achievements in front of
my family, class mates and celebrities, such as Monday
Night Football announcer Al Michaels, was one of the
highlights of my life.
you dont get the wrong idea, I didnt become
Sure, I did my work, but I also lead a VERY
active social life.
I always took a maximum number of courses,
I acted in plays, worked on student films, volunteered
as a coach for Special Olympics, participated on the
Student Programming Board, had internships and part-time
jobs, rarely missed a good party, worked out and participated
in intramural sports.
plenty of fun and probably spent less time in the
books than the students who struggled to get Bs
I worked smarter, not harder!
I worked smarter.
this guide I share:
best place to sit and why.
to almost ensure an A on any essay paper.
to get better scores on multiple-choice tests.
study mistake most students.
about little things to gain extra points.
you'll never want to miss another class.
to manage your time so you have more time to play.
importance of getting to know your professor/teacher.
simple power of expectations.
my secret study weapon that made studying almost effortless!
(If you use this tip and only this tip, I am
sure you will feel the low cost of this book was worth
confident that if you read this guide it will
take you less than an hour and you use the
simple but powerful techniques I used, you WILL get
And, maybe even better than that, you will
likely have more free time than you have now.
success as a student is ultimately up to you, but
I am so sure you will see a difference in your grades
IF you use these techniques that if you dont
see your GPA rise, I will refund the cost of your
send your before and after GPA.
No more questions asked.
have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Feel better about your academic success and
purchase Success Secrets of a Straight A
wishes, John R. Barker