Recommended Reading

There are many valuable books, websites and other resources that provide information, advice and coping strategies.  Here are a few that you might want to know about.


Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: the Essenstial Parenting Guide to the College Years, by Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller 

Empty Nest...Full Heartthe Journey from Home to College, by Andrea Van Steenhouse, Ph.D.


I'll Miss You Too: An off-to-college Guide for Parents and Students, by Bane and Bane

Lecture Notes: A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success, by Philip Freeman


Letting Go: a parent's guide to understanding the college years, by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger


You're on Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me):mentoring your child through the college years, by Majorie Savage  


Preparing for College: Practical Advice for Students and Their Families, by John F. Reardon, John J. Rooney and Katherine Haley Will


The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College, by Harlan Cohen 


Helicopters, Drill Sergeants and Consultants: Parent Styles and the Messages They Send, by Jim Fay