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Book Recommendations

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Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges

This guide is an invaluable resource for high school students and their parents who are looking for more in their college education than football, frat parties, and giant lectures.

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Eight Setbacks That Can Make a Child a Success: What to Do and What to Say to Turn "Failures" into Character-Building Moments

This book delves into the idea that childhood setbacks and failures can actually be stepping stones to future success. It offers valuable insights for parents on how to turn challenging moments into character-building opportunities.

Erasing the Finish Line: The New Blueprint for Success Beyond Grades and College Admission

This book offers a new perspective on success, moving beyond the traditional emphasis on grades and college admission. It encourages readers to consider a more holistic approach, emphasizing personal growth and fulfillment over traditional markers of success.

First Year Student to First Year Success: 27 Things You NEED to Know When Starting College

This book offers essential advice on various aspects of college life, including academic challenges, time management, building relationships, and making the most of the college experience. It provides valuable insights and actionable tips to empower students to succeed in their first year and beyond.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2024

This guide provides detailed profiles of hundreds of colleges, covering admissions, campus culture, and academic programs, helping readers make well-informed decisions about their college choices.

I GOT IN! The Ultimate College Audition Guide For Acting And Musical Theater

Gain expert knowledge on how to prepare for the highly competitive college audition process.

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Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement

"Late Bloomers" explores the concept of patience and the potential for success in a world that often values early achievement. The book highlights the importance of allowing individuals to develop their talents and skills at their own pace, emphasizing that late bloomers can achieve remarkable success when given the time and space to grow.

The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences

With profiles of over 325 schools offering specialized programs and services, this guide helps students find the right academic environment for their unique needs. It provides valuable insights into support systems, accommodations, and resources available at each college

Thinking Critically in College: The Essential Handbook for Student Success

With valuable tips on problem-solving, research, and effective communication, this guide equips students with the essential skills needed to succeed in both their academic and personal lives.

Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania

Frank Bruni explores the idea that a student's success and happiness in life are not determined solely by the prestige of the college they attend. Bruni provides insightful stories and data to remind readers that one's journey and character matter more than the name on their diploma. A must-read for those seeking a more balanced and meaningful approach to higher education.

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