Guiding Students and Families Through the US College Admissions Process


Useful Resources

The links below are great sources of information regarding some of the critical steps in the college admissions process.

About Testing:

    SAT and AP testing schedule and registration information
    ACT testing schedules and registration information
    This site provides insight into alternatives to standardized testing as well as a list of colleges that do not require scores for admission.

College Ranking Sites:

Good Books about Colleges:

  • The New Rules of College Admissions:  Ten Former Admissions Officers Reveal What it Takes to Get Into College Today (Fireside Books)
  • Colleges that Change Lives:  40 Colleges that will Change the Way You Think about College, by Loren Pope
  • The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right College at the Right Price by Lynn O'Shaughnessy
  • Cool Colleges:  for the Hyper-Intelligent, Self Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different, by Donald Asher

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