Summer Reading for the College-Bound

During summer vacation, the pace of everyday life calms down for many of us. The summer can be the perfect opportunity to relax and catch up on our reading. Here are a few suggestions for great books that both college-bound students and parents can enjoy.
by Robin Mamlet and Christine VanDeVelde
This book provides an excellent guide to the college admission process and is based on the advice of a former dean of admission (Robin Mamlet) who served at three selective US colleges.
by Richard Light
While many of us often think about getting into our favorite college, Richard Light’s book focuses on how to make the most of a college experience at any institution.
This memoir highlights the author’s heroic journey from a childhood often spent in homeless shelters to her college years in the dorms of Harvard.

by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger

Frequently referred to as an invaluable resource, this informative and sensitive guide prepares parents for their child’s transition to college and their undergraduate years.
Do you have a favorite book that you would like to share with us? Contact P&A today with your suggestion. Additions to our reading list are always welcome!
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