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Study Smarter, Not Harder
Study Smarter, Not Harder

Study Smarter, Not Harder

Reference Series


224 Pages, 8 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (CA $21.95) (US $24.95)

Publication Date: August 2014

ISBN 9781770402188

Rights: US

Self-Counsel Press (Aug 2014)

Price: $24.95


At work and at school, requirements rise higher and higher as competition grows fiercer. We are constantly challenged by having to acquire new skills and ideas as those we've learned become obsolete. By mastering the seven basic elements of complete study skills included in this book, it's possible to tap into hidden potential for maximum performance and increased learning power. This positive guide is ideal for high-school students, post-secondary students, and anyone aiming to achieve new career goals by upgrading or learning new skills. Practical exercises and motivational quotations make the "work" of homework efficient and immediately useful. This new 4th edition includes:•New science-of-learning elements with a sharp focus on the practical application to study skills•How to handle pressure from your family and friends to get good grades•Current technology issues such as: distractions created by the internet, overcoming information age problems that harm your studying, and using technology to your advantage•Dated language and cultural references have been updatedRelease of this new edition coincides with the launch of Kevin Paul's website:

Author Biography

Kevin Paul began his professional career teaching study skills at the University of Victoria. He has been a student services professional for more than 20 years and has talked with thousands of students about what it takes to be a successful learner. Currently, he is president of Kihon Learning Systems, a company dedicated to helping students of all ages achieve success in their studies. He also serves as Dean of Student Services at Langara College in Vancouver.