Book & Article Suggestions

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

How to Raise an Adult, by Julie Lythcott-Haims

College UnRanked Ending the College Admissions Frenzy by Lloyd Thacker

College UnRanked, Ending the College Admissions Frenzy, edited by Lloyd Thacker

Crazy U by Andrew Ferguson

Crazy U, by Andrew Ferguson

The College Admissions Mystique by Bill Mayher

The College Admissions Mystique, by Bill Mayher

The College Application Essay by Sarah Meyers-McGinty

The College Application Essay (5th Edition), by Sarah Myers McGinty

Easy College Essay by Ethan Sawyer

College Essay Essentials, by Ethan Sawyer