I was humiliated. And it wasn’t even Schmitty’s goal. He was just showing his report card because the other guys were razzing him…


They were showing off their “high” scores…


But Schmitty wasn’t like that. He was a stoner too committed to good vibes to be a show off (and quite frankly, before that day, most people just assumed he was skating by.)


I wasn’t close with Schmitty at the time. He would offer a friendly smile when he was trying to sell his “merchandise” and he was always nice about it. 


But these guys were giving him trouble…


They made jokes about him. And it was well beyond the teasing for fun at that point and eventually they made the mistake that made them look like fools (and made Schmitty look like a genius.)


They asked to see his report card…


And he did it…




The guys shut up pretty damn fast after that.


I couldn’t help but go over to take a peek myself…


And Schmitty wasn’t a bragger but he was pretty open about how he did it…


And he made it sound pretty damn easy…


I’d been scoring okay grades for years using the traditional study-my-ass-off approach. I was able to get my grades well into the passing range but I didn’t expect a ton of A’s at the time. 


And Schmitty introduced me to his world…


The craziest thing is that he didn’t even know exactly what he was doing…


His world was a strange place where:

  • Working harder KILLS your grades
  • Studying too much DEVASTATES your memory
  • Your scores HUMILIATE “good” students


He introduced me to this brand spanking new world that completely skyrocketed my success and made the process fun.


Yea… literally fun. I absolutely hated school until I found this stuff out…


School became the easiest game I play. And my scores flabbergasted teachers and students that knew how little effort it took. 


Some of these lessons took me years to learn. If I had learned all of this in high school then I would have been competing for the top-of-my-class without even trying. (That’s what happened in college.) Heck, I would have had so much extra time I’d probably have a killer life outside of school too.


In the members only area, I teach all the secrets I learned from this stoner sitting in the back of the class. (And believe it or not, this stuff is backed up by modern science.)

Don’t take my word for this stuff!


My name is Aaron Richardson and I’m the founder of Smart Student Secrets. I’ve written 5 books on studying and hundreds of articles that you’ll find all over the web. My most important and influential book is How To Kick-Ass In Class.

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