CS20: Grade Hacking

Tips and Advice from Past Students

  • Start assignments right away – and especially start projects right away.
  • Find a friend to work with
  • Ask for an extension if you need to be late
  • Get familiar with StackOverflow.com
  • Take advantage of learning all the new technologies
  • Do every assignment – the material builds more than you would think
  • Integrating technologies you have learned individually is harder than you would think. Master each individual technology and allow extra time for projects that involve integration.
  • Time management is key!
  • Review and reread notes and examples throughout the course
  • Do the extra credit
  • Stay focused.
  • Attend office hours and get help when you need it