Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme from College Info Geek dive into the strategies and tactics that the best students use to be awesome at college. Learn how to study better, hack your habits to learn more in less time and be more productive, build a personal brand that will make you insanely attractive to the companies you actually want to work for, and get tips to pay off your student debt fast and start making money. Whether you know your university like the back of your hand, or you can't even find your classes, this podcast will help you become an awesome student.
United States
278 episodes
since Jan. 31, 2013


Ever wondered how so many influencers these days seem to be earning a living off little more than a social media following and some content? Wonder no more. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Audible: Get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial by going to Audible.com/CIG or texting “CIG” to 500-500 on your phone. Also, for the rest of this July, if you're an Amazon Prime member, you can also get 3 months of Audible for just $4.95 per month. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare College Info Geek Merch Weapons of Influence #1: Reciprocation (Ep. 186) Charisma on Command on YouTube SocialBlade Real Men Real Style on YouTube How Netflix Maintains a Low Churn Rate Gentleman's Gazette on YouTube The Shallows, by Nicholas G. Carr What the Internet Does to Your Brain The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, by Catherynne M. Valente How to Learn a New Skill Quickly: A 4-Step Process Swim University on YouTube Gary Vaynerchuk TierZoo on YouTube Listen Money Matters Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:04:55 - Ads, having influence and keeping people hooked 0:27:09 - Sponsor: Audible (Listening to audiobooks) 0:30:50 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:32:43 - How we make money without selling almost any products 0:39:00 - Sponsors and not advertising things we don't believe in 0:43:01 - Multi-level marketing 0:52:29 - Using the funneling concept to land a job 1:00:25 - Succeeding on YouTube and filling a certain niche 1:11:26 - How you can start making money on the Internet 1:18:43 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!
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