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
Official SAT Study Guide, by The College Board
In-depth test-taking strategies and eight practice tests.
Real ACT Prep Guide, by ACT
Extensive test review and three practice tests with detailed explanations.
- College Selection, Application, and Admissions
College Board College Handbook, by the College Board
Up-to-date directory of more than 3,000 US colleges and universities.
Early Admissions Game, by Christopher Avery, Andrew Fairbanks,
and Richard Zeckhauser
A guide for students applying for early action or early decision.
Writing the College Application Essay, by Harry Bauld
Tips on writing winning essays for multiple applications.
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
Cost and Financial Aid Handbook, by The College Board
An in-depth look at private, state, and federal financial aid.
Handbook, by The College Board
Information on locating and winning local, state, and national scholarships.
Complete Idiot's Guide to Financial Aid for College, by
David E. Rye
An insider's advice on securing money for school.
- General Information
of a College Freshman: A Survival Guide for Dorm Life, Biology
Lab, the Cafeteria, and Other First-Year Adventures, by
A introspection into the pitfalls and possibilities of your freshman year.
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.
Grown: Launching Your Child From High School to College,
by Patricia Pasick
Recommendations for parents of high school seniors.