Here are a few books, websites and people that I recommend.

For College Admissions:

Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know about Getting Into College, by Sally Springer, Jon Reider, and Joyce Morgan

Colleges that Change Lives, by Loren Pope.

The 2014 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:

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.

For Parenting:

Unconditional Parenting, by Alfie Kohn

The Shelter of Each Other, by Mary Pipher, Ph.D.