Recommended College Admission Books
Given the notable hype around the college admission process in recent years, we encourage families to seek accurate information, along with wisdom from seasoned voices. From the large and growing collection of college admission-related books, we offer a handful of recommendations. Not only does the list cover topics ranging from navigating high school to completing applications and making the most of college, but it also includes books that provide valuable perspective to students and parents. These books represent well our approach and thinking as we work with families.
What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting Into College
By Sally P. Springer, Jon Reider, Joyce Vining Morgan
A Blueprint for Choosing the Best School for You
By Steven R. Antonoff, Ph.D.
Less Stress, More Success: A New Approach to Guiding Your Teen Through College Admission and Beyond
By Kenneth R. Ginsburg & Merilee Jones
Where You Go is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
By Frank Bruni
I’m Going to College—Not You!
Surviving the College Search with Your Child
By Jennifer Delahunty
How to Raise an Adult, Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
By Julia Lythcott-Haims
The Thinking Student’s Guide to College: 75 Tips for getting a Better Education
By Andrew Roberts