Make A's in College

A Listmania! list by J. Gibson (Atlanta, GA)
The list author says: "Success in college can lead to success in life. But college demands specific skills. Before you invest thousands of hours and tens of thousands of dollars, these resources will help you prepare for college-level work."
How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students
1.  How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students by Cal Newport
The list author says:
  "Learn from other high-achieving students. They may not have all the secrets, but they have figured out a lot of them."
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How to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life (Signet)
2.  How to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life (Signet) by Alan Lakein
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  "Not new but very practical. Smart students make great use of the time they have. Here's how."
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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
3.  Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina
The list author says:
  "What goes on between your ears. Very readable, research-based, and interesting."
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Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
4.  Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer
The list author says:
  "Entertaining story of author's quest to win the U. S. Memory Championship. Not specifically a how-to book, but it will teach you a LOT about improving your memory."
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Making A's in College: What Smart Students Know: The Study-Professor's Guide
5.  Making A's in College: What Smart Students Know: The Study-Professor's Guide by Sandra U. Gibson
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  "The subtitle says it well: essential skills for college success. Kindle edition is very inexpensive. Like a practical workshop with a professor who has taught thousands of students to succeed. Very readable."
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Simple & Direct
6.  Simple & Direct by Jacques Barzun
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  "One of the best, classic, books about how to write well. Thousands of good writers swear by this book."
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The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
7.  The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke by Suze Orman
The list author says:
  "How does this book help you make better grades? By keeping you from worrying about money all the time!"
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The Chicago Manual of Style
8.  The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago Press Staff
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  "When do you underline? When should you use italics? What about citations? The answers are here."
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1000 Best Quick and Easy Organizing Secrets
9.  1000 Best Quick and Easy Organizing Secrets by Jamie Novak
The list author says:
  "Get organized or waste incredible amounts of time, money, and energy. You have to wear many hats in college, and it takes skill to keep up with everything."
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Webster's New World Student Writing Handbook, Fifth Edition
10.  Webster's New World Student Writing Handbook, Fifth Edition by Sharon Sorenson
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  "A very useful overview of many different kinds of writing. A handy book for students because you'll write so many, varied things."
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Making A's in College
11.  Making A's in College DVD ~ Sandra Gibson
The list author says:
  "Now this classic study-skills workshop is on inexpensive DVD. Used by colleges around the country."
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Build Your Vocabulary Skills! A Quick and Easy Method
12.  Build Your Vocabulary Skills! A Quick and Easy Method by John LaCarna
The list author says:
  "Here's an actual method for building your vocabulary. The more words you really know, the better you'll do in college, on tests (and in life)."
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Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide, 13th Edition
13.  Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide, 13th Edition by James D. Lester
The list author says:
  "You'll write lots of papers in college. Make them good (or better) by really learning how to do it."
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