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  • 501 ways for adult students to pay for college. Gen & Kelly Tanabe. 378.3 TAN
  • Acceptance: a legendary guidance counselor helps seven kids find the right colleges–and find themselves378.161 MAR
  • Admission matters: what students and parents need to know about getting into college378.161 SPR
  • The adult student’s guide to survival & success378.198 SIE
  • All-American colleges: top schools for conservatives, old-fashioned liberals, and people of faith378.1542 ALL
  • America‘s best colleges for B students: a college guide for students without straight A’s378.1542 ORR
  • The art of teaching378.12 PAR
  • Aspiring adults adrift: tentative transitions of college graduates331.11 ARU
  • B+ grades, A+ college application: how to present your strongest self, write a standout admissions essay, and get into the perfect school for you–even with less-than-perfect grades. Joie Jager-Hyman. 378.161 JAG
  • Back to school: why everyone deserves a second chance at education. Mike Rose. 374 ROS
  • Barron’s best buys in college education. 378.1542 SOL
  • Beating the college debt trap: getting a degree without going broke. Alex Chediak. 378.38 CHE
  • The best 294 business schools378.155 GIL
  • The best 381 colleges378.1542 BES
  • The big picture MBA: what every business school   graduate knowsCD 378.2 NAV
  • Binge: what your college student won’t tell you: campus life in an age of disconnection and excess378.198 SEA
  • Blackballed: the black and white politics of race on America’s campuses. Lawrence Ross. 378.1982 ROS
  • Book of majors378.2 COL
  • Campus visits & college interviews: a complete guide for college-bound students and their families378.161 SCH
  • Chicken soup for the soul campus chronicles: 101 inspirational, supportive, and humorous stories about life in college378.198 CHI
  • The chosen: the hidden history of admission and exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. 378.161 KAR
  • CliffsNotes graduation debt: how to manage student loans and live your life. Reyna Gobel. 332.024 GOB
  • College admission essays for dummies. 378.161 WOO
  • The college application essay378.161 MACG
  • College confidence with ADD371.94 SAN
  • The college dorm survival guide: how to survive and thrive in your new home away from home378.198 DEV
  • College girls: bluestockings, sex kittens, and coeds, then and now378.198 PER
  • College handbook378.1542 COL
  • College knowledge: what it really takes for students to succeed and what we can do to get them ready378.198 CON
  • College of the overwhelmed: the campus mental health crisis and what to do about it378.197 KAD
  • College rankings exposed: the art of getting a quality education in the 21st century378.7 BOY
  • College (un)bound: the future of higher education and what it means for students378 SEL
  • College: what it was, is, and should be. Andrew Delbanco. 378.001 DEL
  • Colleges that change lives: 40 schools that will change the way you think about colleges378.7 POP
  • Color and money: how rich white kids are winning the war over college affirmative action379.26 SCH
  • The complete guide to the gap year: the best things to do between high school and college378.198 WHI
  • The complete idiot’s guide to choosing a college major378.2 HAN
  • The complete idiot’s guide to financial aid for college378.3 RYE
  • The complete idiot’s guide to getting into top colleges378.161 ATK
  • The complete idiot’s guide to going back to college374.01 MIZ
  • The complete idiot’s guide to paying for college378.38 CLA
  • Crazy U: one dad’s crash course in getting his kid into college378.161 FER
  • Creative colleges: a guide for student actors, artists, dancers, musicians and writers378.7 LOV
  • Debt-free U: how I paid for an outstanding college education without loans, scholarships, or mooching off my parents. Zac Bissonnette. 378.38 BIS
  • Degrees of inequality: how the politics of higher education sabotaged the American dream378.73 MET
  • DIY U: edupunks, edupreneurs, and the coming transformation of higher education378.03 KAM
  • Don’t miss out: the ambitious student’s guide to financial aid378.3 LEI
  • Don’t stalk the admissions officer: how to survive the college admissions process without losing your mind378.161 LEW
  • The dorm room diet: the 8-step program for creating a healthy lifestyle plan that really works613.0434 OZ
  • The end of college: creating the future of learning and the university of everywhere. Kevin Carey. 371.358 CAR
  • The enlightened college applicant: a new approach to the search and admissions process. Andrew Belasco, Dave Bergman. 378.161 BEL
  • Essays that will get you into college378.161 DOW
  • Excellent sheep: the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life. William Deresiewicz. 378.73 DER
  • Fish out of water: surviving and thriving as a Christian on a secular campus248.834 NYE
  • Fiske guide to colleges378.1542 FIS
  • Fraternity378.07 BRA
  • Free college resource book378.3 HEW
  • The freshman survival guide: soulful advice for studying, socializing, and everything in betweenY 378.198 BRA
  • Gap year: how delaying college changes people in ways the world needs. Joseph O’Shea. 378.198 OSH
  • Get free cash for college378.34 TAN
  • Get into any college: secrets of Harvard students. 378.161 TAN
  • Get into graduate school: a strategic approach for masters and doctoral candidates378.155 GET
  • Getting in without freaking out: the official college admissions guide for overwhelmed parents. 378.198 MAT
  • God on the quad: how the missionary generation is changing America378.07 SCH
  • Grad’s guide to graduate admissions essays: more than 50 real-life admissions essays from students who gained admission to Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, Georgetown, and more. Colleen Reding. 378.161 RED
  • The great American university: its rise to preeminence, its indispensable national role, why it must be protected378.73 COL
  • The high school athlete’s guide to college sports: how to market yourself to the school of your dreams378.3 HIG
  • Higher education?: how colleges are wasting our money and failing our kids–and what we can do about it378.73 HAC
  • Hold fast to dreams: a college guidance counselor, his students, and the vision of a life beyond poverty371.4 ZAS
  • How to go to college almost for free: the secrets of winning scholarship moneyY 378.34 KAP
  • The iConnected  parent: staying connected to your college kids (and beyond) while letting them grow up649.125 HOF
  • I’m going to college– not you!: surviving the college search with your child378.198 IMG
  • In defense of a liberal education. Fareed Zakaria. 370.112 ZAK
  • It’s OK if you’re clueless: and 23 more tips for the college bound378.198 MACM
  • It’s the student, not the college: the secrets of succeeding at any school–without going broke or crazy. Kristin M. White. 378.161 WHI
  • The K & W guide to colleges for students with learning disabilities or attention deficit disorder371.904 KRA
  • Latinos in college: your guide to success378.1982 DAB
  • Law school confidential: a complete guide to the law school experience340.071 MIL
  • Law school for dummies340.071 GRE
  • Leaping from public high to a top U378 JAC
  • Liberating minds: the case for college in prison. Ellen Condliffe Lagemann. 365.666 LAG
  • Making your education work for you: a proven system for success in school and for getting the job of your dreams371.3028 GRE
  • The marketplace of ideas378 MEN
  • My freshman year: what a professor learned by becoming a student378.198 NAT
  • The naked roommate: and 107 other issues you might run into in collegeY 378.198 COH
  • Need a lift?: to educational opportunities, careers, loans, scholarships & employment378.3 NEE
  • The new global student: skip the SAT, save thousands on tuition, and get a truly international education. Maya Frost. 378.198 FRO
  • 1001 ways to pay for college378.3 TAN
  • Online education for dummies371.334 JOH
  • The other college guide: a roadmap to the right school for you378.1542 SWE
  • Our underachieving colleges: a candid look at how much students learn and why they should be learning more378.001 BOK
  • Paying for college without going broke378.3 CHA
  • Paying the price: college costs, financial aid, and the betrayal of the American dream. Sara Goldrick-Rab. 378.38 GOL
  • The perfect score project: uncovering the secrets of the SAT378.1662 STI
  • Peterson’s colleges in the Midwest378.1542 PET
  • Peterson’s how to write the perfect personal statement378.161 STE
  • Pledged: the secret life of sororities378.198 ROB
  • Portable guidance counselor: answers to the 284 most important questions about getting into college378.161 POR
  • The price of admission: how America’s ruling class buys its way into elite colleges–and who gets left outside the gates378.161 GOL
  • The professor is in: the essential guide to turning your Ph.D. into a job. Karen Kelsky. 378.12 KEL
  • Saint Mary’s College: her memories beyond the avenueInd. Coll. 378.772 DUN
  • The smart student’s guide to healthy living: how to survive stress, late nights, & the college cafeteriaY 613.0434 SMI
  • The student athlete’s guide to getting recruited. 796.043 BRO
  • Taking time offY 378.03 HAL
  • Teaching to transform: perspectives on Mennonite higher education. Ind. Coll. 378.001 TEA
  • 10 best college majors for your personality. 378.2 SHA
  • There is life after college: what parents and students should know about navigating school to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. Jeffrey J. Selingo. 650.14 SEL
  • The three-legged woman & other excursions in teaching378.125 KLO
  • Undecided: navigating life and learning after high schoolY 378.198 MOR
  • The unlikely disciple: a sinner’s semester at America’s holiest university378.07 ROO, Y 378.07 ROO
  • U.S. News & World report ultimate college guide378.1542 USN
  • We are Americans: undocumented students pursuing the American dream371.826 PER
  • What colleges don’t tell you: (and other parents don’t want you to know): 272 secrets for getting your kid into the top schools378.161 WIS
  • What the best college students do378.198 BAI
  • Where you go is not who you’ll be: an antidote to the college admissions mania. Frank Bruni. 378.161 BRU
  • Why teach?: in defense of a real education378.125 EDM
  • Will college pay off?: a guide to the most important financial decision you’ll ever make. Peter Cappelli. Y 378.38 CAP
  • Writing a successful college application essay378.161 EHR
  • Write your way into college: college admissions essay378.161 WRI

FICTION

  • Admission. Jean Hanff Korelitz. Fic KOR
  • An uncommon education. Elizabeth Percer. Fic PER

REFERENCE

  • Barron’s profiles of American colleges. R 378.1542 BAR
  • The college blue bookR 378.1542 COL
  • Directory of financial aids for women. R 362.83 SCH
  • Guide to career collegesR 370.113 GUI
  • Peterson’s four-year collegesR 378.1542 PET
  • Peterson’s graduate & professional programs. R 378.155 PET
  • Peterson’s how to get money for college: financing your future beyond federal aidR 378.3 PET
  • Peterson’s two-year collegesR 378.1543 PET
  • The scholarship bookR 378.34 SCH
  • Study abroadR 370.116 STU

DATABASES

  • Inspire.in.gov: includes ERIC®, Testing & Education Reference Center

MAGAZINES

  • Goshen College bulletin
  • Goshen College record

INTERNET RESOURCES

EDUCACIÓN UNIVERSITARIA EN ESPAÑOL / COLLEGE RESOURCES IN SPANISH

  • Ayude a sus hijos a triunfar en la escuela secundaria y llegar a la universidad: guía para padres latinos. Spanish Lang. 373.182 DAB
  • Entrar en la universidad: una guía para el estudiante hispanoSpanish Lang. 378.161 AVI
  • El libro de respuestas para la ayuda financiera. Spanish Lang. 378.3 LIB
  • ¿Qué sigue después de la escuela secundaria? Spanish Lang. 331.702 QUE