Throw a party for your mind and prepare for college like a true young intellectual with this list of ten books to read before college. I assume you’ve got The Great Gatsby and Catcher in the Rye under your belt. But what other true classics might you be missing?
Some are contemporary fiction, others are inspiring nonfiction, and all are going to make you think a little bit harder about those college decisions. Here is a short list of books to read before college; they’ll affect the way you treat others, update your own expectations about education, and even inspire you to treat yourself a little better.