College Parent Reading List
The Parent Program is here to lend support; however, there are also several books we recommend that are filled with useful information, helpful stories, and excellent advice. The following books are all staff-recommended, and parent-tested and approved.
Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years
By Karen Coburn & Madge Treeger
Quill Publishing; 4th Edition (April 2003).
When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parents' Survival Guide
By Carol Barkin
Harper Collins; March 1999.
Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College
By Patricia Pasick
W. W. Norton & Company; 2nd Edition (March 1998).
You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
By Marjorie Savage
Simon & Schuster; July 2003.
Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
By Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
St. Martin's Griffin; May 2000.