College

Again, but Better

Again, but Better by Christine Riccio (12 – 18 years)

Shane has been doing college all wrong. With stellar grades and happy parents, she has made zero friends. She needs a change, so Shane signs up for a semester abroad in London. She’s going to make friends, pursue boys, and find adventure! Shane discovers that with courage and determination—one can conquer anything. Throw in some fate and a touch of magic—the possibilities are endless.

The Price You Pay for College

The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make by Ron Lieber

The Price You Pay for College gives the clarity needed to make informed choices, helping restore the joy and wonder of the college experience.

1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know

1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know
by Harry Harrison Jr.

Witty and relatable, this book is a great resource for high school graduates and new college students, providing practical advice ranging from classroom enrollment, living on campus, study habits, and more.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2024 

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2024 by Edward Fiske

Fully updated and expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider’s look at what it’s really like to be a student at the “best and most interesting” schools in the United States, plus Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland―so you can find the best fits for you.

The Naked Roommate

The Naked Roommate
by Harlan Cohen

The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college. This freshman survival guide is one of the best dorm room gifts you can give to help them start college off right.

Who Gets In and Why

Who Gets in and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions
by Jeffrey Selingo

This book provides an unusually intimate look at how admissions decisions get made and guides prospective students to honestly assess their strengths and match with the schools that will best serve their interests.

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