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Suggested Reading for Family Members

 

*Empowering Parents of First-Year College Students: A Guide for Success. Mullendore, R. & Banahan, L. (2007)

*Helping your First Year College Student Succeed: A Guide for Parents. National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition

*Naked Roommate: For Parents Only by Harlan Cohen

*Happiest Kid on Campus by Harlan Cohen

*Dollars & Sense for College Students or How Not to Run Out of Money by Midterms, by Ellen Braitman, publ. Random House

*Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years by Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller, publ. St. Martin's Griffin

*Getting Ready for College: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go by Polly Berent, publ. Random House

*Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years  by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger, publ. Quill

*You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me) by Marjorie Savage, publ. Simon & Schuste

*133 Ways to Avoid Going Cuckoo When the Kids Fly the Nest by Lauren Schaffer and Sandy Feischl Wasserman

*Empty Nest...Full Heart: the Journey from Home to College by Andrea VanSteenhouse, Ph.D.

*Let the Journey Begin: A Parent's Monthly Guide to the College Experience by Jacqueline Kiernan MacKay

*When Kids Go to College: A Parents Guide to Changing Relationships by Barbara M. Newman and Philip Newman

*I’ll Miss You Too by Margo E. Bane Woodacre, MSW & Stephanie Bane

*Parents’ Guide to College Life by Robin Raskin