KABOING! is a collection of anecdotes, concepts that Dr. Chuback learned in the course of his own academic journey. The concepts shared here helped him immensely in becoming a Board Certified open heart surgeon. The ideas are easy to understand but powerful and highly effective if applied routinely. This book is an engaging read filled with humorous stories and ideas that will make the reader think about school in a new and exciting way. The book is appropriate for students who are in middle school, high school, college or graduate school. Students at different levels of academic achievement will take different lessons from this book. The principles shared here are fundamental and can be applied equally well to any area of intellectual pursuit. These philosophies are by no means restricted to the medical field. Whether one is looking to become an accountant or a sculptor, an engineer or psychologist, the skills taught in this work will be incredibly pertinent and useful.