Here are a few of my favorite college planning reference books and websites organized by category.  What other references do you like and use?

What makes a college right for you - College Match 


College Majors - Book of Majors


College Guides:

  • The Princeton Review, The Best 3xx Colleges
  • Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • America’s Best Colleges for B Students
  • Colleges That Change Lives
  • Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers
  • The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences
  • Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges 
     

College Search Sites:

Chance for acceptance - Naviance scattergrams from your high school

Financial Aid:

College Visits: “A Pocket Guide To Choosing a College: Questions to Ask on Your College Visits” by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) - http://nsse.indiana.edu/pdf/NSSE_PocketGuide.pdf

Common Application - http://www.commonapp.org/

College Essay - Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps

Going to College Advice Guide - The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into College

Expected Pay when you Graduate - www.payscale.com

 

 


 

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