Our Resources for College Counselors

Equip yourself with the most accurate, up-to-date, and valuable information available as you guide your students along the road to college.

Wintergreen Orchard House

For more than 45 years, Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications, has been recognized for the depth and breadth of its data. Through its many products, Wintergreen Orchard House serves thousands of high school and independent counselors, educators, librarians, students and their parents, and colleges and universities every year.

2012–2013 College Admissions Data Sourcebooks

The 2012–2013 CADS are complete, accurate, and up-to-date. Base your recommendations for your students on the latest information from admission, financial aid, and athletic directors' offices at the start of your school year. Each institution has a comprehensive two-page profile. Broken up by region: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, and West.

2012–2013 CADS Index of Majors & Sports

Designed to complement the CADS, this companion resource profiles the same four-year institutions by major, intercollegiate sports, and 14 other areas, including tuition, cooperative education programs, honors and internship programs, religious affiliation, ROTC, accreditations, and more.

2012–2013 Hyper-Handbook CD-ROM

One of the District Administration Top 100 Products of 2011!

The College Admissions Data Hyper-Handbook provides the data you need to give your students the choices they deserve. Research more than 4,100 pages of college and university data on a single CD-ROM. You have quick access to all four regional Four-Year College Admissions Data Sourcebooks as well as the Four-Year College Index of Majors & Sports.

2010–2012 Postsecondary Sourcebooks for Community Colleges, Technical, Trade, and Business Schools

Readable, reliable, and conveniently arranged, these sourcebooks offer comprehensive profiles of more than 2,200 schools and community colleges and listings of an additional 2,200 schools with name, address, telephone number, and accrediting body. The index is arranged by subject, school name, state, and city. Broken up into two regional editions: Northeast/Southeast and Midwest/West.

2010–2012 Postsecondary Sourcebook Index of Majors & Sports

This companion resource to the Postsecondary Sourcebooks profiles two-year schools by major, sports, and 14 other areas, including tuition, cooperative education programs, honors and internship programs, religious affiliation, ROTC, accreditations, and more.

The College Finder

A unique resource for finding out about college majors, costs, athletics, religion, quality, and much more. Essentially a book of lists, this is the way to identify colleges where students will get in and fit in! Written by Steve Antonoff, Ph.D. Now available on Kindle!

Already have a copy? Then you know what a valuable resource it is. Be sure to nominate The College Finder for the 2012 District Administration Top 100 Products!

Major Decisions

When students are undecided about a college major, this reference can help them make informed decisions. It profiles more than 160 of the most popular college majors, providing a plan of study and required courses, suggested high school preparatory courses, general interest areas, career possibilities, and related majors. Available as a book, PDF download, and on Kindle!

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Porter Sargent Handbook Series

The Porter Sargent Handbook Series serves families, educators, and others concerned with the independent and critical evaluation of primary and secondary educational options, leading to the most appropriate placement for each student.

Guide to Private Special Education, 2013–2014

The First Edition of the Guide to Private Special Education, the successor to Porter Sargent Handbooks' Directory for Exceptional Children, lists and describes educational programs for families and consultants looking to place elementary and secondary students with special needs in the best possible learning environments.

Schools Abroad of Interest to Americans

First published in 1959, Schools Abroad of Interest to Americans lists and authoritatively describes more than 750 elementary and secondary schools, in 159 countries, that accept English-speaking students.

Guide to Summer Programs 2012-2013

With more academic programs than ever--and a new internship chapter--The Guide to Summer Camps and Summer Schools is the go-to publication for students looking to explore their interests through highly specialized programs, increase preparation for the coming school year, or get ahead by earning high school or college credit. Available in hard or soft cover.

The Handbook of Private Schools, 2012–2013

The Handbook of Private Schools is the "bible" of independent education, with objectives and rigorously edited listings of 1,700 boarding and day schools across America, 92nd Edition. Pre-order now for August 2012 shipment.

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