- Fiske Guide to Colleges, Edward B. Fiske
- The Complete Book of Colleges, Princeton Review
- Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges, Loren Pope
Test Registration and Prep
- The Official ACT Prep Guide, by ACT Inc. – Test-taking strategies and tips, and 5 real ACT tests for practice.
- The Official SAT Study Guide, by the College Board – Critical concepts, test-taking approaches and real SATs for practice.
- GapYear.com – A social network and travel advice website with everything you need to know about taking a gap year.
- The American Gap Association – A list of accredited gap year programs as well as advice on planning a gap year.
- USAGapYearFairs.org – A directory of gap year programs and a list of national gap year fairs.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
- FinAid – A comprehensive source of financial aid and scholarship information
- Simple Tuition – Tips, advice, and tools to assist you in finding ways to pay for college
- FAFSA4caster – A tool to help you estimate your eligibility for student financial aid
- Federal Student Aid, FAFSA – Site for submitting application for federal student aid
- Scholarships.com – A comprehensive directory of merit and academic scholarships
- The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price (2nd Edition), by Lynn O’Shaughnessy
- The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Financial Aid for College, 2nd Edition, by David Rye