Here are a few books, websites and people that I recommend.
For College Admissions:
Colleges that Change Lives, by Loren Pope.
The 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges
For Financial Aid:
Don't Miss Out: The Ambitious Student's Guide to Financial Aid, by Anna & Robert Leider.
Peter Ratzan's website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qx3-n6X0Tow
For Emotional/Behavioral Special Needs:
Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-Deception, by Abraham J. Twerski
What Now? How Teen Therapeutic Programs Could Save Your Troubled Child, by Dr. Paul Case
For Students with Learning Differences:
The Myth of Laziness, by Mel Levine, M.D.
Lost at School, by Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.
Unconditional Parenting, by Alfie Kohn
The Shelter of Each Other, by Mary Pipher, Ph.D.