Recommended Reading

Supporting a student attending college is quite the task! Below is a selection of recommend readings that for parents and families that touch on topics like preparing for their departure, finances, encouraging their independence, how to be a part of their life even if they live far away, letting them make mistakes, and a lot more. Happy Reading!

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

A New Beginning: A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen
By: Kaye Bernard McGarry

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

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
By: Julie Lythcott-Hains

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

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

Secrets of a Financial Aid Pro
By: Jodi Okun

Sending Your Child to College: The Prepared Parent's Operational Manual
By: Marie Pinak Carr and Katharine Carr

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

The Guide to Supporting Your Student's Freshman Year
By: Sarah Schupp

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

The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only - A Parent's Guide to the New College Experience
By: Harlan Cohen

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

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