Parent Relations

Recommended Readings

Congratulations on your student's acceptance to HPU!  Preparing your student for college begins early and continues past the first day of class.  Below is a selections of recommend readings that others families have found helpful.

101 Things You Should Do Before Your Kids Leave Home
By: David Bordon and Tom Winters

Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money
By: Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas- Miller

Empty Nest…Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College
By: Andrea Van Steenhouse

The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up
By: Barbara K Hofer and Abigail Sullivan Moore

I’ll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students
By: Margo E. Woodacre Bane and Steffany Bane

The Kids College Almanac: A First Look at College
By: Barbara C. Greenfield and Robert A. Weinstein

Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years
By: Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger

The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life
By: Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt

Once my Child, Now my Friend
By: Elinor Lenz

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent’s Survival Guide 
By: Carol Barkin

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