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Parent and Family Resources

Books

  • Barkin, Carol. When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent's Survival Guide.
  • Bordon, Marian; Burlinson, Mary Anne; and Kearns, Elsie. In Addition to Tuition: The Parent's Survival Guide to the Freshman Year of College.
  • Bordy, J. Bringing Home the Laundry; Effective Parenting for College and Beyond.
  • Cohen, Harlan. The Happiest Kid on Campus: A Parent's Guide to the Very Best College Experience (For You and Your Child).
  • Coburn, Karen and Treeger, Madge. Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years.
  • Epstein, Joel. A Parent's Guide to Sex, Drugs, and Flunking Out: Answers to the Questions Your College Student Doesn't Want You to Ask.
  • Gibbs, George. Campus Daze; Easing the Transition from High School to College.
  • Harris, Marcia and Jones, Sharon. Helping Your College Student Succeed: The Parent's Crash Course in Career Planning.
  • Johnson, Helen E. and Schelhas-Miller, Christine. Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years. 
  • Jones, Connie. She's Leaving Home: Letting Go As Daughter Goes to College.
  • Keim, Will. The Truth about College: 50 Lessons for Parents Before They Start Writing Checks.
  • Lauer, J. and Lauer, R. Survive and Thrive in an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown.
  • Light, Richard. Making the Most of College; Students Speak Out.
  • MacKay, Jacqueline and Ingram, Wanda. Let the Journey Begin: A Parent's Monthly Guide to the College Experience.
  • McGarry, Kaye. A New Beginning: A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen.
  • Mullendore, Richard and Hatch, Cathie. Helping Your First-Year College Student Succeed: A Guide for Parents.
  • Newman, Barbara and Newman, Philip. When Kids Go to College: A Parent's Guide to Changing Relationships.
  • Pasick, Patricia. Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College.
  • Savage, Marjorie. You're on Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me).
  • Van Steenhouse, Andrea. Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College.

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