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SAT Recommended Reading

Looking for further reading? Try one of these titles for more information on standardized testing, admissions, and financial aid.

SAT and ACT Testing
The Official SAT Study Guide, by The College Board
In-depth test-taking strategies and eight practice tests.
The Real ACT Prep Guide, by ACT
Extensive test review and three practice tests with detailed explanations.
College Selection, Application, and Admissions
The College Board College Handbook, by the College Board
Up-to-date directory of more than 3,000 US colleges and universities.
The Early Admissions Game, by Christopher Avery, Andrew Fairbanks, and Richard Zeckhauser
A guide for students applying for early action or early decision.
On Writing the College Application Essay, by Harry Bauld
Tips on writing winning essays for multiple applications.
Don't Worry, You'll Get In: 100 Winning Tips for Stress-Free College Admissions, by Mimi Doe and Michele Hernandez
Complete instructions for the entire admissions and selection processes.
A is for Admission, by Michele Hernandez
A detailed explanation of Ivy League admissions.
Financial Aid
Financial Aid for Online Colleges by Affordable Colleges Foundation
College Cost and Financial Aid Handbook, by The College Board
An in-depth look at private, state, and federal financial aid.
Scholarship Handbook, by The College Board
Information on locating and winning local, state, and national scholarships.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Financial Aid for College, by David E. Rye
An insider's advice on securing money for school.
General Information
Confessions of a College Freshman: A Survival Guide for Dorm Life, Biology Lab, the Cafeteria, and Other First-Year Adventures, by Zach Arrington
A introspection into the pitfalls and possibilities of your freshman year.
Been There, Should've Done That II, by Suzette Tyler
Advice from current college students for making the most of your college experience.
For Parents of College-Bound Students
Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money, by Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
A guide for parents of college freshman.
Almost Grown: Launching Your Child From High School to College, by Patricia Pasick
Recommendations for parents of high school seniors.