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.
Barkin, C. When Your Kid Goes to College; A Parent's Survival Guide.
Bovey, S. The Empty Nest : When Children Leave Home.
Burghardt, L. The Happy Empty Nest: Rediscovering Love and Success After Your Kids Leave Home.
Coburn, K. & Treeger, M. Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years (4th Ed).
Cohen, H. The Happiest Kid on Campus: A Parent's Guide to the Very Best College Experience (for You and Your Child)
Delahunty, J. I'm Going to College---Not You!: Surviving the College Search with Your ChildFreshman Year: A New Direction, A New Beginning: A Parent's Guide to the College Transition.
Froehlich, M.A. When You're Facing The Empty Nest: Avoiding Midlife Meltdown When Your Child Leaves Home.
Hatch, C. & L. Skipper, T. L. A Guide for Families of Commuter Students: Supporting Your Student’s Success.
Hofer, B. The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up.
Johnson, H.E. Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money : The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years.
Jones, C. She's Leaving Home: Letting Go As Daughter Goes To College.
Kastner, L. & Wyatt, J. The Launching Years : Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life.
Mullendore, R. H. & Hatch, C. Helping Your First-Year College Student Succeed: A Guide for Parents.
Pasick, P. Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College.
Savage, M. You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me) : Mentoring Your Child During the College Years.
Smith, D. S., & Gordon, V. N. A Family Guide to Academic Advising.
Van Steenhouse, A. Empty Nest ... Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College.
Woodacre Bane, M. C. I’ll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students