College Bound -- Nonfiction

Admissions, financial aid, and more

Justin Nevin
378.1616 N41I

Using real-life examples "Is It Easy Being Green?" moves away from a strictly academic point of view, and uses creative writing techniques-memoir/personal essay genre in particular-to teach students how to write engaging and effective application essays.
Ashley Wellington
378.1616 W46A

This top-tier college admissions essay guide replicates a brainstorming and essay-writing session with Mint Tutors founder Ashley Wellington.
College Board
378.199 IN2, 2015

A comprehensive reference to today's academic programs provides in-depth descriptions of more than 1,100 majors while listing 3,800 colleges that offer profiled undergraduate and graduate degrees, sharing additional insights into how specific majors can translate into careers.
Gen Tanabe
378.3 T15G, 2014

Describes how to obtain scholarships and other financial aid for college, with strategies for writing essays, getting recommendations, and using the Internet, and includes a directory of scholarships by state and vocation.
Scott C. Silverman
378.198 H83, 2013

Topics covered include: leaving home, dormitory life, studying, choosing classes and majors, fraternities, extra-curricular activities, campus food, etc.
Kalman Chany
378.3 ST87, 2015

From the Princeton College Review.
378.3 P44SC

Provides detailed profiles of financial aid awards for higher education, covering such topics as eligibility, number of awards, amount of award, application requirements, and deadlines for applications.
S. Norman Feingold et al
378.3 SCH6, 2015, ED.32

Listing of scholarships, fellowships, and loans that are updated annually.
G. S. Prentzas
378.3 P91S

First steps -- Free money for college: scholarships -- Even more free money: grants -- Borrowing from your Uncle Sam -- Meet your banker -- Working your way through college.
Gen Tanabe
378.73 UL8A, 2014

Includes detailed profiles on academics, student life, athletics, and offers student reviews, entrance strategies, and rankings of the one hundred best college values.
Marianne Ragins
378.34 R12W, 2013

Searching for scholarships nationally and locally, writing essays that get you noticed,and more.