Stefanie Weisman

Stefanie Weisman is the author of The Secrets of Top Students: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College, a practical and down-to-earth guide on getting good grades. Stefanie was valedictorian of Stuyvesant High School and graduated from Columbia University with the highest GPA in her class. She has a B.A. in history, a B.S. in computer science, and an M.A. in art history. Stefanie has received numerous awards, including Best Performance in Columbia’s Core Curriculum, Best Senior Thesis in History on a non-U.S. Topic, Phi Beta Kappa, and Summa Cum Laude. Follow Stefanie on her website,, or on Twitter @StefanieWeisman.


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Many commonly held beliefs about learning and success have been dispelled by recent research, but much of it has failed to make a dent in students' everyday lives. Here are six surprising myths that may forever change the way you more