Books to Read

Summer Reading Tips (Even If You Don’t Want to Do Summer Reading)

Summer Reading Tips (Even If You Don’t Want to Do Summer Reading)

Reading for yourself is a whole different experience than reading for school. Sure, summer reading is a great way of preparing for the ACT/SAT verbal section, but it can be so much more than that: with the right book, you can dive into a topic or story that you find fun and exciting to learn about!

“Campus Fiction” Books to Read Before Going to College

“Campus Fiction” Books to Read Before Going to College

Did you that know there actually exists an entire subgenre of literature known as “campus fiction”? Find out what the genre is about and what books Jane recommends!

A Letter to High School Students Who Don't Read

A Letter to High School Students Who Don't Read

Roger, an LP instructor (and concerned citizen), wants to encourage all of you to read! See why he thinks it’s a vital part of your summer — hey, he even lists some books for you to get started.

How Reading Can Help You Overcome Culture Shock

How Reading Can Help You Overcome Culture Shock

Many international students can experience a cultural shock when starting college in the US. That’s why Murilo encourages students to read in order to understand some of the cultural nuances. Here are some books he recommends! 

Here’s a Novel Idea: Check Out the Library

Here’s a Novel Idea: Check Out the Library

We often stress the importance of reading to our students -- it expands vocabularies, highlights effective communication of ideas, and introduces new perspectives. With this in mind, then, Keith reminds us that the library is just the place for any student.

Books to Read: How to Be a High School Superstar

Books to Read: How to Be a High School Superstar

Here’s a book that Matt recommends to anyone who feels that the only way to succeed is to be either (a) a natural-born genius or (b) a stressed-out zombie. In other words, a book to every high school student ever.

Improve Your ACT Score by Practicing This Skill

Improve Your ACT Score by Practicing This Skill

Reading is a skill you practice and improve at throughout your whole life, so here are some tips to maximize your reading skills, not just for the test but for life!