With college admissions mania sweeping our country and college admissions scandals revealing the lengths to which students (along with their parents) will go to receive an acceptance into that “perfect” school, consider reading a couple of these books and articles for some perspective, some calm, and even a bit of much needed humor.
How to Raise an Adult, by Julie Lythcott-Haims
College UnRanked, Ending the College Admissions Frenzy, edited by Lloyd Thacker
Crazy U, by Andrew Ferguson
The College Admissions Mystique, by Bill Mayher
The College Application Essay (5th Edition), by Sarah Myers McGinty
College Essay Essentials, by Ethan Sawyer