Reading Suggestions for Students and Parents from College Admission Experts

The New York Times posted an article by Brennan Barnard entitled “28 Summer Reading Suggestions From College Admission Experts.” The article lists numerous books for parents and students about college as well as some general summer reading recommendations. The list is extensive and the contributors numerous, the full article can be read on the New York Times‘ website, a selection of the tiles are listed below along with links to their records in the Minuteman Library Network’s online catalog.

Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting Into College by Sally P. Springer, Jon Reider and Marion R. Franck

The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids by Alexandra Robbins

The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness: Five Steps to Help Kids Create and Sustain Lifelong Joy by Dr. Edward M. Hallowell

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

I’m Going to College — Not You! Surviving the College Search With Your Child by Jennifer Delahunty

College (Un)bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students by Jeffrey J. Selingo

Colleges That Change Lives by Loren Pope







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