Recommended Readings

Transition to College

 

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parents’ Guide to Changing Relationships

By Barbara M. Newman and Philip Newman

 

Happiest Kid on Campus: A Parent’s Guide to the Very Best College Experience (For You and Your Child)

By Harlan Cohen

 

I’ll Miss You Too: The Off-To-College Guide for Parents and Students

By Margo E. Woodacre MSW and Steffany Bane Carey

 

The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only: A Parent’s Guide to the New College Experience

By Harlan Cohen

 

Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College

By Patricia Pasick

 

50 Tips for College Success: What Freshman Students and Parents Need to Know

By Carter Johnson and Stephanie Phillips

 

College of the Overwhelmed

By Richard Kadison and Theresa Foy

 

Beating the College Blues: A Student’s Guide to Coping with Fitting In, Roomates, Studies, and Anxiety

By Paul A. Grayson and Philip W. Meilman

 

There is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow

By Jeffrey J. Selingo

 

Campus Daze: Easing the Transition From High School to College

By George Gibbs

 

Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Todaty;s College Student

By Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean

 

The Ultimate College Survival Guide

By Janet Farrar Worthington and Ronald T. Farrar

 

 

Empty Nest / Parents Guides

 

You’re On Your Own (But I’m Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years

By Marjorie Savage

 

Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years

By Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger

 

Why We Hover: Parenting at the Speed of Life

By Will Keim

 

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

 

The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up

By Barbara K. Hoefer and Abigail Sullivan Moore

 

Empty Nest… Full Heart: the Journey from Home to College

By Andrea Van Steenhouse

 

Refeathering the Empty Nest: Life After the Children Leave

By Wendy Aronsson

 

How to Survive and Thrive In an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown

By Robert Lauder

 

Becoming a Wise Parent for Your Grown Child: How to Give Love and Support Without Meddling

By Betty Frain and Eileen M. Clegg

 

Welcome to the Time of Your Life! 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

By Will Keim

 

Identity

 

The Price of Privilege

By M. Levine

 

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

By B. Tatum

 

Can We Talk about Race? And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation

by Beverly Tatum

 

Straight Parents, Gay Children: Keeping Families Together

by Robert A. Bernstein

 

Is It a Choice? Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay & Lesbian People

by Eric Marcus

 

Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians and Gays Talk About Their Experiences

By C. W. Griffin, M. J. Worth, and A. J. Wirth

 

Now That You Know: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Their Gay and Lesbian Children

By Betty Fairchild and Nancy Hayward

 

Lecture Notes: A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success

by Philip Freeman

 

Realizing the College Dream With Austism or Aspergers Syndrome: A Parent’s guide to Student Success

By Ann Palmer

 

 

Recommended Websites

 

College Parents of America

 

National Resource Center for First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

 

The U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

 

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

 

Guide for Parents of Student with Disabilities (University of Texas-Austin)

 

The JED Foundation

 

Starting College: A Guide for Parents