The Professors' Guide to Getting Good Grades in College is the first book to reveal the insider secrets about how professors really grade. The book offers high-value, practical tips about how to succeed at each of the five "grade-bearing" moments of the semester: (1) The Start (2) The Class (3) The Exam (4) The Paper and (5) The Last Month of the Semester. Fast-paced, entertaining, and easy-to-follow, the Professors' Guide will help you get truly excellent grades in college.
Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs is associate professor of Art History at the University of Arkansas. A specialist in Northern Renaissance Art, Lynn previously taught at Vanderbilt University, California State University, Northridge, University of Redlands, and NYU.
Jeremy S. Hyman is manager of Professors' Guide projects. An expert in Early Modern Philosophy, Jeremy has taught at the University of Arkansas, MIT, UCLA, and Princeton University.
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“A very helpful and quite humorous guide for students wanting to get the most out of their college experience.” — Harold T. Shapiro, Former President, University of Michigan
“I really enjoyed the book and only wish I could’ve read it before second-semester senior year!” — Christen Martosella, Editor-in-Chief, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges 2007
“I wish professors would read this book so they can give away the mysteries to their students.” — Robert J. Gross, Dean, Swarthmore College
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