Lending Library

The counseling office has a number of books, listed below, that students and parents may find helpful. Select books may be borrowed for one week. Please see Ms. Liao if you wish to borrow a book.
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The Harvard Independent 100 Successful College Application Essays 2nd 100 complete college essays with professional commentary. 
Princeton Review 11 Practice Tests for the SAT and PSAT 2013  
Princeton Review 1,296 ACT Practice Questions 3rd Edition  
Sally Springer, Jon Reider, Marion Franck Admission Matters (3 copies) 2nd What students and parents need to know about getting into college. 
Michelle Hernandez A is for Admission  "Inside story" on the admissions process at Ivy League schools 
Loren Pope Colleges That Change Lives 2nd (2006) Forty schools that will change the way you think about colleges. 
Ken Paulsen College Survival Guide 2006 Real students. Real experiences. Real advice. 
Elaina Loveland Creative Colleges 3rd (2008) A guide for student actors, artists, dancers, musicians, and writers. 
Edward B. Fiske Fiske Guide to Colleges 2011 27th (2011) Helpful, honest, and straightforward, this leading guide delivers an insider's look at the academic climates and the social and extracurricular scenes at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada and Great Britain. 
Polly Berent Getting Ready for College 2003 Everything you need to know before you go from bike locks to laundry baskets, financial aid to health care 
Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek, Anne Crossman Getting the Best Out of College 2008 A professor, a dean, and a student tell you how to maximize your experience. 
Richard Light Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds 2001 Harvard professors reveals the knowledge from his 10-year study of successful students. 
Harry Bauld On Writing the College Application Essay 2005 Tough and funny advice on warming up, coming alive, and coming up with the best essay of your life. 
Frederick E. Rugg Rugg's Recommendations on the Colleges 29th Lists of quality departments at quality colleges, sorted by major. 
Princeton Review The Best 373 Colleges 2011 The only guide with candid feedback from 122,000 students, along with unique ratings and ranking lists. 
Princeton Review The Best 376 Colleges 2012  
Princeton Review The Best 377 Colleges 2013  
Steven Antonoff The College Finder 3rd (2009) More than 600 lists of colleges in a broad range of categories, from academics to student vibe. 
Yale Daily News The Insider's Guide to the Colleges 37th (2011) Students on campus tell you what you really want to know. 
Daniel Golden The Price of Admission  "How America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges - and who gets left outside the gates." 
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