for changemakers applying to college


Test Prep:  


  • How to Write a Winning College Application Essay by Michael James Mason. Prima Lifestyles,  2000. ISBN: 0761524266
  • Rock Hard Apps: How To Write A Killer College Application Katherine Cohen. Hyperion Press,  2003. ISBN: 0786868627
  • This Book is Not Required by Inge Bell. Pine Forge Press, 2004. ISBN: 1412910110
  • Where Do I Go from Here? Getting a Life After High School by Esther Drill. Penguin Press,  2004. ISBN: 0142002143
  • Colleges that Change Lives by Loren Pope. Penguin Books, 2000. ISBN: 0140296166 (also  online at and their companion site:
  • Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different  by Donald Asher, 2000. ISBN: 1580081509
  • The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2005: 31st Ed. ISBN: 0312323840
  • The Millenials Go to College by Neil Howe and William Strauss, 2003. ISBN: 1578580331
  • Barron's How to Prepare for the New SAT. 2004. ISBN: 0764123610
  • The Official SAT Study Guide: For the New SAT. College Board. 2005. ISBN: 0874477182
  • Here are the two books that I think might be most helpful for you to start with:     
  • You might also browse around some online here: