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Recommended Books:

  • Admission Matters; Springer

  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens; Covey

  • College Match: A Blueprint for Choosing the Best School for You; Antonoff

  • Fiske Guide to Colleges; Fiske

  • Cool Colleges for the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and
    Just Plain Different
    ; Asher

  • Learning to Learn - The Skill and Will of College Success; VanderStoep,

  • Letting Go; Coburn, Trigger

Keeping Finances in Mind

Federal Financial Aid:

  • Finaid   Guide for college financial aid using FAFSA

  •   Help accessing and managing your financial aid

State Financial Aid:

  • For California:

  • For other states, look up “Financial aid in” and add your state name

Eg: Entering financial aid in NY:

College Board Administered:

  • Cssprofile.collegeboard  Financial aid application required by many private, not for profit colleges and universities


Other sources of information on college affordability:

LD/ND Resources

Recommended Books:

  • The CEO of Self, A Guide to the Hows, Whys, and Whatfores of a Reasonably
    Organized Life in the Digital Age
    ; Jan Johnston-Tyler, MA

  • Pretending to be Normal, Living with Asperger’s Syndrome;  Liane Holliday

  • College Confidence with ADD; Michael Sandler

Recommended Websites:

            Test Prep





            Academic Tutoring

Resources for All Students:

LD/ND Resources:

  • The A.D.D. and A.D.H.D. Diet!; Rachel Bell and Dr. Howard Peiper

  • I Can Learn, A Handbook for Parents, Teachers, and Students; 
    California Department of Education

  • The ADHD Book of Lists, A Practical Guide for Helping Children and
    Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders; 
    Sandra F. Rief


College Counseling

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