College-Focused Books

Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College (Fifth Edition)
By Sally P. Springer, Joyce Vining Morgan, Nancy Griesemer, and Jon Reider (2023)

adMISSION POSSIBLE: The “Dare to Be Yourself” Guide for Getting into the Best Colleges for You
By Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz (2012)

The Better College Essay: From Start to Finish
By Elizabeth Stone and Meredith Joelle Charlson (2021)

The Black Family’s Guide to College Admissions
By Timothy L. Fields and Shereem Herndon-Brown (2023)

The Book of Answers: The Expert’s Guide to Navigating College Admission
By Wesley Berkowitz, PhD and Jamie L. Reich, MS PD (2014)

College Admissions Breakthrough
By Jaleh P. Fariborz (2013)

College Admissions Simplified: A Guide for the College-Bound
By Charlotte Klaar, PhD (2022)

College Admissions Success: A Counselor’s Sure-Fire Guide for High School Students
By Ellie Duley (2017)

College Admission Success: Getting Into College Under Any Circumstances
By Barbara Connolly (2021)

College Admissions Together: It Takes a Family (Capital Ideas)
By Steven Roy Goodman and Andrea Leiman (2007)

The College Application Essay, Revised Edition
By Sarah Myers McGinty (2004)

The Complete College Essay Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing the Personal Statement and the Supplemental Essays
By Brittany Maschal (2021) 

The College Finder: Choose the School That’s Right for You!
By Steven R. Antonoff (2008)

College Match: A Blueprint for Choosing the Best School for You, 12th Edition
By Steven R. Antonoff (2014)

College Success Stories That Inspire: Lessons from Inside and Outside the Classroom
By Steven Roy Goodman (2018)

College UnMazed: Your Guide to Design & Document Your Homeschool
By Dr. Michele Evard and Holly Ramsey (2024)

The Enlightened College Applicant: A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process
By Andrew Belasco and Dave Bergman (2017)

Find the Perfect College for You: 82 Exceptional Schools That Fit Your Personality and Learning Style
By Rosalind P. Marie and C. Claire Law (2016)

Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College
By Janet Marthers and Paul Marthers (2015)

From Public School to the Ivy League: How to Get Into a Top School Without Top Dollar Resources
By Mandee Heller Adler (2014)

Go Your Own Way: 7 Student-Centered Paths to the Best College Experience
By Alexandra Ellison (2019)

HELP! My Teen Isn’t on Track to College:  10 Tips for Parents on the College Application Process
By Mark Cruver (2022)

Horses for Courses: The Definitive Guidebook for the Prospective College Equestrian
By Randi C. Heathman (2020)

How to Control Your College Costs: The Path to College Affordability
By C. Claire Law (2021)

I’m Off to College, Now WHAT? Survival Tips for this New Journey
By Cindy Laubenstein (2018)

The International Family Guide to US University Admissions
By Jennifer Ann Aquino (2017)

It’s the Student, Not the College: The Secrets of Succeeding at Any School―Without Going Broke or Crazy
By Kristin M. White (2015)

The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences, 15th Edition: 353 Schools with Programs or Services for Students with ADHD, ASD, or Learning Disabilities (College Admissions Guides)
By Marybeth Kravets and Imy Wax (2021)

Less Stress, More Success: A New Approach to Guiding Your Teen Through College Admissions and Beyond
By Marilee Jones and Kenneth R. Ginsburg (2006)

Live Wires: Insulating Your Child Against College Frenzy, Achievement Mania & Media Explosion
By Judith Muir and Gerard Berry (2013)

Love the Journey to College: Guidance from an Admissions Consultant and Her Daughter
By Jill P. Madenberg and Amanda Madenberg (2017)

Mastering the College Interview: Prepare, Perform, and Follow Up!
By Nina Berler (2017)

May 2: Practical Advice For College Freshmen And Their Parents
By Janet Rosier (2020)

My Dog’s Name is Einstein and Other College Essays: Written from the Hearts of Boys and Girls
By Michael Kalafatas and Susan Simon (2010)

Nail Your College Essay
By Jan Rooker (2009)

100 Things Every College Student with a Disability Ought to Know
By Kendra D. Johnson and Trudie N. Hines (2005)

The Only College Admissions Writing Guide You Need: The Personal Statement. A 14-Day Interactive Workbook
By Alexandra Dumas Rhodes (2023)

Rock Hard Apps: How To Write A Killer College Application
By Katherine Cohen (2003)

A Student of Colleges: Fundamentals of Independent Educational Consulting
By Steven R. Antonoff (2019)

Supplementing the College Supplement: Maximizing Your Visibility as a College Applicant
By Nina Berler (2018)

Surviving the College Application Process: Case Studies to Help You Find Your Unique Angle for Success
By Lisa Bleich (2014)

This Book Will Not Be on the Test: The Study Skills Revolution
By Paul Smith Rivas (2019)

The Truth About Getting In: A Top College Advisor Tells You Everything You Need to Know
By Katherine Cohen (2002)

The Ultimate Guide to College Transfer: From Surviving to Thriving
By Lucia D. Tyler and Susan E. Henninger (2017)

The Ultimate Summer Program Guide for High School Students
By Jennifer Williams Taylor and Joyce Wong (2019)

What to Know Before They Go: College Edition
By Pamela Ellis (2017)

Write Out Loud: Use the Story To College Method, Write Great Application Essays, and Get into Your Top Choice College
By Carol Barash (2013)

LD-Focused Books

The ABCs of Learning Issues: A Practical Guide for Parents
By Dana Stahl (2018)

The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences, 16th Edition: 350+ Schools with Programs or Services for Students with ADHD, ASD, or Learning Differences (College Admissions Guides)
By Marybeth Kravets and Imy Wax (2023)

Raising NLD Superstars: What Families with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Need to Know about Nurturing Confident, Competent Kids 
By Marcia Rubinstien (2004)

Therapeutic-Focused Books

Educational Planning of Court-Involved Youth: A Guide for Counties, Systems, and Individuals
By Amy Bishop (2018)

House of Heart and HeartBreak: A Family’s Struggle With a Daughter’s Mental Illness and Substance Abuse
By Nancy P. Masland, EdS (2016)

Second Shelter: Family Strategies for Navigating Therapeutic Boarding Schools and Residential Treatment Centers
By Rebecca Haid and Elizabeth W. Donnelly (2019)

Graduate School-Focused Books

BS/MD Programs: The Complete Guide: Getting Into Medical School from High School
By Todd A Johnson and Kelley Anne Barth (2021)

The MBA Reality Check: Make the School You Want, Want You
By David Thomas and Evan Forster (2010)

International-Focused Books

International Admissions: How to Get Accepted to US Colleges
By Mandee Heller Adler, Aimee Heller, and Cheree Heller Liebowitz (2021)

The International Family Guide to US University Admissions
By Jennifer Ann Aquino (2017)

School-Focused Books

Brand Yourself for Admission to Top US Boarding Schools: 5 Key Steps for International Students
By Marybeth Hodson and Jennifer Yu Cheng (2021)

The Firat Guide V7: For Private High School Admissions in the Greater Houston Area
By Ibrahim C. Firat (2021)

Georgia Irvin’s Guide to Schools: Selected Independent Schools and Preschools
By Georgia K. Irvin (2009)

Miscellaneous Books

The Complete Guide to the Gap Year: The Best Things to Do Between High School and College
By Kristin M. White (2019)

Millennial Messages: Letters From Mothers to Their Millennial (and Centennial) Daughters
By Leigh Anne Spraetz, LPC and Patti Callahan Henry (2017)

Part Of The Group: Games That Increase Social Understanding
By Mimi W. Lou, PhD, Elizabeth Stone Charlson, PhD, Steven M. Gage, MS, LPC, and Nancy Moser, LCSW (2005)

Raising Healthy Kids In An Unhealthy World
By David Altshuler, MS (2013)