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On my bookshelf… Great references
(alphabetical by title)

Admissions, Guides, Visits, Interviews

  • 101 Ways to Become the Perfect College Applicant, Jeanine Le Ny and the Kaplan Admissions Team, 2005.
  • Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting Into College, Sally Springer and Marion R. Frank, Jossey Bass, 2005.
  • Barrons: The All in One College Guide, Martin Nemko, Barrons, 2004.
  • Campus Visits and College Interviews, Zola Dincin Schneider, The College Board, 2002.
  • Choose the Right College and Get Accepted, Students Helping Students, Penguin.
  • College Admission Essays for Dummies, Geraldine Woods, Wiley, 2003.
  • Colleges That Change Lives, Loren Pope, Penguin, 2000.
  • Finding the College that’s Right for You, John Palladino, McGraw-Hill, 2004).
  • Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College, Edward Fiske & Brude Hammond, Sourcebooks, 2004.
  • Making it into a Top College, Howard Greene and Matthew Greene, Harper Collins, 2000.
  • The College Finder: Choosing the School that Right for You, Steve Antonoff, 1999.
  • The Truth About Getting In: A Top College Advisor Tells You Everything You Need to Know, Katherine Cohen, Hyperion, 2002.

Financial Resources

  • Sallie Mae, How to Pay for College, a Practical Guide for Families, by Gen and Kelley Tanabe
  • Paying for College, Petersons Guide
  • How To Go To College Almost for Free, Ben Kaplan
  • Winning Scholarships for College, by Marianne Ragins
  • How to go to College on a Shoestring, by Ann Maire O’Phelan
  • The Scholarship Book, 12th edition, by Daniel Cassidy and the Ellen Schneid Coleman Research Group (2006)
  • The Everything Paying for College Book, Nathan Brown and Sheryle Propers
  • The 2009 Scholarship Handbook, the CollegeBoard

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