Recommended Parent Resources

50 Lessons for Parents Before They Start Writing Checks: The Truth About College by Will Keim (1997)

A New Beginning- A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen by Kate Bernard McGarry (1998)

College Rules! How to Study, Survive and Succeed in College by Sherrie L. Nist, Jodi Patrick Holschuh and Sherrie Nist (2002)

Don't tell me what to do, just send money: The essential parenting guide to the college years by Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller (2000)

Empty Nest...Full Heart: the Journey from Home to College by Andrea VanSteenhouse (2002)

Helping Your College Student Succeed: The Parent’s Crash Course in Career Planning by Marcia B. Harris and Sharon L. Jones (2008)

How to Survive and Thrive in an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown by Robert H. Lauer (1999)

I’ll Miss You Too by Margo E. Bane Woodacre, MSW & Stephanie Bane (2006)

Let the Journey Begin: A Parent's Monthly Guide to the College Experience by Jacqueline Kiernan MacKay (2001)

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger (2003)

Parents’ Guide to College Life: 181 Straight Answers on Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years by Robin Raskin (2006)

When Kids Go to College: A Parents Guide to Changing Relationships by Barbara M. Newman and Philip Newman (1999)

You’re on Your Own (But I’m Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years by Marjorie Savage (2003)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 

College Drinking: Changing the Culture

Empty Nest Not What It Used to Be (PDF file)

The Fine Art of Letting Go (PDF file)

National Survey of Student Engagement Supports Positive Student Outcomes When Parents Are Involved

Parenting Your College Student - Ten Tips (PDF file)

The U.S. Department of Education’s FERPA Page