You may find the following online and print resources to be helpful. This list was compiled with the help of parents and students experienced in the challenges of navigating post-secondary school waters.
http://www.GAcollege411.org (HOPE info)
Also, the Net Price Calculator is available on college and university websites that helps estimated potential aid.
Bruni, Frank. Where You Go is Not Who You’ll Be.
Chaney, Kalman A. Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2014 Edition
Delahunty, Jennifer. I’m Going to College–Not You! Surviving the College Search with Your Child.
Everett, Carole J. College Guide for Performing Arts Majors: The Real-World Admissions Guide for Dance, Music, and Theater Majors
Krause, Chris. Athletes Wanted: The Complete Game Plan for Maximizing Athletic Scholarship and Life Potential
O’Shaughnessy, Lynn. The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right College at the Right Price, 2nd Edition.
Pope, Loren. Looking Beyond the Ivy League: Finding the College That’s Right for You.
Thoughts on the Process