Recommended Readings

Looking for information about the college years? Nervous about the transition from high school to college? Want to get advice from some tried and true resources? We have complied a list of our favorite guides for parents and family members to utilize during their student's college experience. Give them a read, and let us know what you think!
  • Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years, 6th Edition. Karen L. Coburn, Madge L. Treeger (2016)
  • Out to Sea: A Parents’ Survival Guide to the Freshman Voyage. Kelly Radi, 2016
  • There is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow. Jeffrey J. Selingo (2016)
  • Beating the College Debt Trap: Getting a Degree Without Going Broke. Alex Chediak (2015)
  • How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. Julie Lythcott-Haims (2015)
  • Beyond Tuition: Career Coaching Your College Kid. Sharon Gilbert (2013)
  • What the Best College Students Do. Ken Baines (2012)
  • Lessons I Learned from My Mother: A Reflection on the Past, a Critique of the Present, and Guidance for the Future. Dr. Michael L. Sanseviro (2011) 
  • The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up. Dr. Barbara K. Hofer and Abigail S. Moore (2011)
  • Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years, 2nd Edition. Helen E. Johnson, Christine Schelhas-Miller (2011) 
  • Getting Wasted: Why College Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard. Thomas Vander Ven (2011)
  • The Happiest Kid on Campus: A Parent’s Guide to the Very Best College Experience (for You and Your Child). Harlan Cohen (2010)
  • You’re on Your Own (But I’m Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years, Revised Edition. Marjorie Savage (2009)
  • Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus. Kathleen A. Bogle (2008)