Colleges prepare young people for careers. As a college student, you obviously have a lot of readings to do. While studying academic materials to complete your program in college, there are important books you should also read to understand the world better and prepare yourself for life after college. Here are six important books we believe every college student should read: 

This Side of Paradise – F. Scott Fitzgerald 

This is one of the best works of fiction for a College student. It tells the story of a privileged Princeton student who becomes disillusioned with life after graduation. This book will expose some realities to the reader. It is definitely a book every college student should read before they graduate.

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez 

This is another famous novel that will help a college student in many ways. This book focuses on helping readers understand the importance and the value of friends and family. It is filled with valuable lessons that will remain with the reader for years. 

The Miracle Morning – Hal Elrod 

This is a book that will teach readers how to get out of bed early and take full advantage of the morning hours. It is a powerful book that can actually change the reader’s life for good. It teaches discipline and the benefits of reading it will last a lifetime. 

The Go-Giver – Bob Burg and John David Mann 

This book tells the story of a struggling man, Joe, who meets a mentor named Pindar that will change his fortunes. When Joe learns the ‘Five Laws of Stratospheric Success’ from his mentor, he becomes a better person. 

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley 

This book will take readers to a Utopian future where individuals do not fit the system. When you read this book, you will learn about seeking happiness and making sacrifices. 

Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert T. Kiyosaki

This is one of the most popular Business/Self Help books out there. There are a few controversies about the author, his business dealings, and the veracity of the stories told in the book. Whatever the case may be, this is a great book with lots of lessons that have helped so many people grow financially independent. 

There you have it! Above are some important books that every college student should read. Books widen and shape perspectives. Before leaving college, a student should read enough to understand life better. The six books here can be super-helpful.