You’re faced with big decisions: choosing the right school, picking the perfect major, figuring out how to pay for it all. Here are some books to help you find your way through the college maze.
Where to Go: Directories and Guides
Discover the 77 colleges that give you the most bang for your buck, plus the ins and outs of financial aid, grants, and scholarships.
In-depth profiles of more than 1650 schools, plus Barron’s exclusive rating system.
Everything you need to know about admissions, financial aid, and classes from students currently enrolled in the listed colleges.
Useful and timely information for undergraduate and graduate students planning to attend college in the United States.
The top-rated guide to the best colleges.
Features more than 1,900 two-year colleges in the U.S. Compare programs by the criteria that are most important to you.
Up-to-date information on 1,776 colleges and universities. A great source that is informative and easy to use.
Debates, challenges, and educational practices around the world.
How to Pay for It: Scholarships, Grants and Loans
100,000 scholarships for top students.
Completely updated for 2007. More than 2,100 programs offering 1.7 million awards.
This new publication is a must for anyone applying for financial assistance. It is concise, well written and easy to understand. Highly recommended.
This is one of the most compact and useful guides out there today. Check it out!
More than 1.7 million awards valued at $7.6 billion!
How to navigate the financial aid maze, last minute money tips, a comprehensive directory of college costs, and more.
How to Survive: Academic and Social Skills for College
Sections on why you belong in college, how to succeed and overcoming obstacles are just the beginning of this useful resource for adults going back to school.
What it really takes for students to succeed and how to get them ready.
What Should I Study: College Majors
What should you major in? Where schools offer your major? This is a state-by-state guide to 900 majors at 3,600 colleges.
Everything you need to know to choose the right major.
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