Great Resource Books

Objective College Guide Books

  • U.S. News Ultimate College Guide, U.S. News & World Report, annual
  • The College Handbook. College Board, annual

Subjective College Guide Books

  • Fiske, Edward B. Fiske Guide to Colleges, annual
  • Pope, Lauren. Colleges that Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges, 2006
  • Macleans [Canadian magazine, annually ranks Canadian universities]
  • The Insider's Guide to the Colleges. Yale Daily News, annual

Performing & Visual Arts College Guide Books

  • College Guide for Performing Arts Majors: The Real-World Admission Guide for Dance, Music, and Theater Majors (Peterson's College Guide for Performing Arts Majors)
  • Everett, Carol. College Guide for Performing Arts Majors - 2009 (Peterson's College Guide for Performing Arts Majors).

An Inside Look at College Admissions

  • Avery, Christopher, et al. The Early Admissions Game. Harvard, 2003
  • Hernandez, Michele. A is for Admission: The Insider's Guide to Getting into the Ivy League and Other Top Colleges.. Warner, 2009
  • London, Michael and Kramer, Stephen. The New Rules of College Admissions: Ten Former Admissions Officers Reveal What it Takes to Get Into College Today. Fireside Books, 2006
  • Mathews, Jay. Harvard Schmarvard: Getting Beyond the Ivy League. Prima, 2003
  • Steinberg, Jacques. The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process at a Premier College. Viking, 2003
  • Toor, Rachel. Admissions Confidential. St, Martins, 2001

Majors & Other Selection Criteria

  • Antonoff, Steven R. The College Finder, Third Edition, Wintergreen Orchard House, 2008
  • Index of Majors and Graduate Degrees. College Board, annual

Colleges with Special Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities

  • Kravets, Marybeth et al. K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities. Princeton Review, almost annual
  • Mandgrim, T. C. et al. Peterson’s Guide to Colleges with Programs for Learning Disabled Students, almost annual