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Good Grades Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 18 April 2021)

The following material are references and resources to help you get good grades.


If you have any opinions on this material or have suggested additions, let me know about them.

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Study skills

Study Skills for Students - From

How to Learn Faster - Helpful in learning a foreign language

Study Tips for College Students

Discover Your Learning Style - From

7 Tricks to Improve Your Memory - From

10 Tips for Public Speaking - Study Tips for A+ students

How to Study Effectively - - Study skills, tutoring, and books on various subjects

How to Study - A Guide for College and Adult Learners

Mindfulness for Students - Benefits and Techniques -

How to Actually Enjoy Studying - From From

Homework help

Homework Helper - Lists of homework webistes for all levels from - Provides some free lessons but also charges for better information.

Top 10 Homework Tips - Tips for kids and parents

Homework Tips for Students - From Dr. Rick's Blog

Interactive Lessons and Tutors - From

Hey Tutor - Listing of in-home tutors in your area


How to Write an Outline That Will Earn an A+ Grade

Grammar Infographics - Graphical grammar information

Online Punctuation Checker

200 Powerful Words to Use Instead of “Good” - Infographic

Study Guide Plot Summary of Books -

Writing Tools and Examples - From

Ways to Expand Your Vocabulary - From


How To Learn Any Language In Record Time - Infographic

Top 10 Worldwide Languages - From

11 Free Language Learning Apps

Test preparation

How to Prepare For Exams - From

How to Study for a Final Exam in Middle School - From

Graduate Record Exam Preparation - From Texas State University

Online MCQs Test Preparation - From (Pakistan)

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Reference sites

Cool Kids Facts - Facts on various subjects for younger students

Great Books Online - - free online repository of books

JellyQuest - Interesting facts for kids


Some free encyclopedia sites include:

Encyclopedia Britannica

Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia

Info Please


For defiinitions of words:

Cambridge Dictionary


Biographical information is available on: - Good short bios on many people.

Biographical Dictionary

How-to and about

Discovery Education - Videos of tutorials on various basic subjects

How Stuff Works - Explains how devices work


Information Please Almanac

Old Farmer's Almanac

College preparation

University Interview Guide - Preparations for interview to elite universities

15 Tips to a Successful Online College Experience

Pre-College Summer Programs

Online PhD Programs

Importance of Good Grade Point Average (GPA) - From

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Tricks for Good Grades: Strategies to Succeed in School - My book on improving skills

Study Power: Study Skills to Improve Your Learning and Your Grades by William Luckie, Wood Smethurst; Brookline Books (1997) $15.95 - Helps understanding the elements of study skills

What Smart Students Know: Maximum Grades. Optimum Learning. Minimum Time. by Adam Robinson; Three Rivers Press (1993) $17.00 - Starting from the premise that successful students are not necessarily any more brilliant than their less successful peers, but have simply mastered the art of efficient learning

How to Study: Suggestions for High-School and College Students by Arthur W. Kornhauser; University Of Chicago Press (1993) $8.00 - Helped generations of students throughout the country improve their skills in learning quickly and effectively

Getting Straight A's by Gordon W. Green; Lyle Stuart Publishing (1993) $12.00

Top-rated books on Studying

Top-rated books on Study Skills

Top-rated books on Taking Tests in School

Top-rated books on Getting Good Grades

Top-rated books on Bullying in Schools

Top-rated books on Hyperactivity

Top-rated books on Plagiarism

Top-rated books on Public Speaking



You can use these resources to help you in school. If you have other suggested resources, let me know about them.

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