Cal Newport

Cal Newport

  • Getting the Most Out of College
  • Student Success Expert
  • Author of "Straight-A Student"
Biography

Cal Newport graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College in 2004, and is currently a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author, most recently, of "How to Become a Straight-A Student" (Broadway/Random House, 2006). His first book, "How to Win at College" (Broadway/Random House, 2005) is currently in its seventh printing, and ... VIEW MORE

Speaker Media

Sigma Tau Lecture Series
Speech Topics
  • What Successful Students Do Differently

    Based on the extensive research conducted for his award-winning books and blog, Newport reveals the surprising ... View More

  • How to Become a Straight-A Student...Without Becoming a Grind!

    Based on his popular advice guide, "How to Become a Straight-A Student" (Broadway Books, 2006), Newport reveals the ... View More

  • The Zen Valedictorian: How to Do Less, Enjoy Life, and Become Outrageously Impressive

    Based on a popular long-running series from his Study Hacks blog, in this talk Newport introduces your audience to ... View More

  • Harvard Without Ulcers: 7 Myths About College Admissions That Are Making You More Stressed Than You Need To Be.

    In this illuminating talk, Newport draws from a half-decade of journalistic research into what makes impressive ... View More

Text Reviews
  • Newport's words are a must-have for students...his advice targets students' weak spots and shows them how to improve. In fact, it's already helped me.
  • Christina Ashie - The Texas A&M Battalion
  • Newport's advice will help your college student achieve with more confidence, more organization and less stress. Cal Newport has really nailed it with these strategies.
  • Denise Witmer - About.com Parenting of Adolescents Guide
  • [Newport's advice] was surprisingly realistic . . . Lately, my homework is getting done faster, my reading quicker, and my comprehension clearer. I haven't had a headache yet, and I've been able to get at least six to eight hours of sleep a night.
  • Maricor Coquia - The Regis Univeristy Highlander

Cal's Blog

Want a Job? Don't Major in Business.
From Cal Newport's blog, "Study Hacks": Business administration and management is the country's most popular college major. T...

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