Wow, this article makes it sound as if taking these stimulants can almost certainly improve your grades and its focus seems to be more on the health and ethical concerns. Can that possibly be true?
From The New York Times:
Risky Rise of the Good-Grade Pill
At high schools across the United States, pressure over grades and competition for college admissions are encouraging students to abuse stimulants. http://nyti.ms/Lxzj0e