How to Get A’s in College

Hundreds of Heads, (MCT)
Need help with your grades? Here’s some advice about eating while studying, from the book “How to Get A’s in College” (Hundreds of Heads Books,, $14.95), straight from people who’ve done it:

“I recommend fruit, like apples, oranges and grapes when studying. Not only are they tasty, but they are full of water, which is critical, since hydration improves awareness and concentration.”
Samuel, Palo Alto, Calif., Stanford University

“My mom used to send me her homemade treats, like stuffed zucchini with rice and meat, and baklava. That worked well as a care package because it was fast, filling and reminded me of home. You need that sometimes when you’re in the heart of studying.”
Michael Paoli, New York, N.Y., University of Toronto

“My best friend and I existed on chocolate-chip cookie dough each time we attempted to buckle down and write our English papers the night before they were due. In retrospect, I realize we could have given ourselves a deadly case of salmonella poisoning; the raw eggs in the batter can potentially kill you. But the sugar rush from the chocolate chips and the dough really helped us counteract the serious procrastination we suffered from when it came to writing papers.”
Steve, South Orange, N.J., University of California, Berkeley

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