College Reference Books


College Reference Books

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  • "You're Accepted: A Stress-Free and Proven Approach to Getting into College" by Katie Malachuk.  How to break down the college admission process so that it is not so daunting. Students have enjoyed this one.
  • "The College Solution" by Lynn O'Shaughnessy - Best college advice book, web resources, how to fund your student's education.
  • "Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College" by Jacques Steinberg - Key insight into the most competitive colleges
  • "College Rankings Exposed" by Paul Boyer - Explanation of college rankings, explantaion of various college systems, and important criteria students should consider when evaluating colleges
  • "Rock Hard Apps: How to Write Killer College Applications" by Katherine Cohen - The best resource for college applications
  • "How to Choose a College Major" by Linda Landis Andrews - Practical advice on how to pick a major, workbook-style, best of its kind on the topic
  • "Once Upon a Campus" by Trent and Seppy - College advice from students at various colleges; how to make the most of the college experience
  • "The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College" by Harlan Cohen
  • "How to Go To College Almost for Free" by Ben Kaplan - Great "How To" Scholarship book; a step by step guide
  • "The Yale Daily News Guide to Succeeding in College" by Shaheena Ahmad
  • "Confessions of a  College Freshman" by Zach Arrington
  • "I'll Miss You Too: An Off-to -College Guide for Parents and Students" by Margo Bane
  • "When Your Kid Goes to College: A Paren't Survival Guide" by Carol Barkin
  • "Parenting a College Student-Do's and Dont's for Making Effective Choices" by Lawrence Beymer
  • "Real Life Begins After High School" by Bruce Bickle and Stan Jantz
  • "Parenting College Freshmen: Consulting for Adulthood" by Linda  Bips, Kristina Wallitsch, and Jessica Wallitsch
  • "Bringing Home the Laundry: Effective Parenting for College and Beyond" by Janis Brody
  • "Sending Your Child to College --Prepared Parent's Operational Manual" by Marie Carr
  • "Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years, Fourth Edition" (highly recommended) by Karen Levin Coburn
  • "Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire Up Your Dreams, and Get a Very Cool Job" by Patrick Combs
  • "The College Woman's Handbook" by Rachel Dobkin and Shana Sippy
  • "Easing the Transition from High School to College" by George Gibbs
  • "Campus Daze" by George Gibbs
  • "Beating the College Blues" by Paul Grayson and Philip Meilman
  • "Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years" by Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
  • "She's Leaving Home" by Connie Jones
  • "Less Stress, More Success: A New Approach to Guiding Your Teen Through College Admissions and Beyond" by Marilee Jones and Kenneth Ginsburg
  • "The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life" by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt
  • "How to Survive Getting Into College" by Rachel Korn
  • "I Can Do It! A Micropedia of Living on Your Own" by Marian Latzko
  • "Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds" by Richard Light
  • "Eating Well on Campus" by Ann Selkowitz Litt
  • "The Parent's Guide to College Admissions" by Marjorie Nieuwenhuis
  • "Money Management for College Students" by Karin O'Callaghan
  • "Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College" by Patricia Patsick
  • "The Everything College Survival Book" by Rich Jason
  • "52 Ways to Get Along With Your College Roommate" by C.E. rollins
  • "Coping with Stress in College" by Mark Rowh
  • "You're On Your Own (but I'm here if you need me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years" by Marjorie Savage.
  • "What Your college Student Won't Tell You" by Barrett Seaman
  • "The Smart Student's Guide to Healthy Living" by Fred Smith and M.J. Smith
  • "Empty Nest...Full Heart: Journey from Home to College" Andrea Steenhouse