The Superstar Student series helps high school students improve basic study skills and develop a genuine enthusiasm for learning. The course covers a range of skills useful in any school subject: budgeting time, taking notes, annotating texts, writing papers, completing exams and choosing the right career path after high school. This program introduces you to the formal essay, an academic type of essay that demands an understanding of instructors' primary expectations. Proper thesis and validation are emphasized. Finally, some general and specific comments are made about editing.