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RECOMMENDED READING
Transition

Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College
Patricia Pasick (1998)

Campus Daze, Easing the Transition form High School to College
George Gibbs (2000)

Empty Nest, Full Heart: Journey from Home to College
Andrea Van Steenhouse (2002)

Empty-Nest Parenting: Adjusting your Stewardship as Your Children Leave Home
Richard M. Eyre, Linda Eyre, Saren Eyre Loosli (2002)

The Empty Nest: When Children Leave Home
Shelley Bovey (1995)

The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life
Laura Kastner, Jennifer Wyatt (2002)

Let the Journey Begin: A Parents Monthly Guide to the College Experience
Jacqueline MacKay, Wanda Ingram (2002), Houghton Mifflin

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn, Madge Lawrence Treeger (2003) Harper Perennial

Millenials Go To College: Strategies for a New Generation on Campus
William Strauss, Neil Howe (2003)

Millenials Rising
Neil Howe, William Strauss, R.J. Matson (2000)

I'll Miss You Too: A Parent & Student Guide to Opening Doors & Staying Connected During the College Years
Margo E. Bane Woodacre & Steffany Bane (2005)

Once My Child, Now My Friend
Elinor Lenz (1985)

When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today's College Student
Arthur Levine (1998)

When Kids Go To College: A Parents Guide to Changing Relationships
Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman (2002)

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent's Survival Guide
Carol Barkin (1999)

When Your Kids Go To College
Lucantoni N. Salvi, Micheal J. Hunt (1994)

133 Ways To Avoid Going Cuckoo When the Kids Fly the Nest: A Parent's Guide for Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome
Lauren Schaffer, Sandy Fleischl Wasserman (2001)

2,002 Ways To Cheer Yourself Up
Cyndi Haynes (1998)

She's Leaving Home: Letting Go As Daughter Goes to College
Connie Jones, Andrew McMeel (2002)

Helping Your First-Year College Succeed: A Guide for Parents
Richard H. Mullendore, Cathie Hatch

When Kids Go Home: A Parents Survival Guide
Carol Barkin


Finance and Assistance

The Debt-Free Graduate: How to Survive College or University Without Going Broke
Murray Baker (2000)

Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Give Me Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
Helen E. Johnson, Christin Schelhas-Miller (2000)

Getting Ready for College: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go from Bike Lock to Laundry Basket, Financial Aid to Healthcare
Polly Berent (2003)

In Addition to Tuition: The Parent Survival Guide to Freshman Year of College
Marian Edelman Borden, Mary Ann Burlinson, Elsie R. Kearns (1996)

The Truth About College: 50 Lessons for Parents Before They Start Writing Checks
Will S. Keim (1997)

An Educated Choice: Advice for Parents of College Bound Students
Frank A. Brock (2002)

Helping Your Student

A Family Guide to Academic Advising
Donald C. Smith, Virginia N. Gordon

Bringing Home Laundry: Effective Parenting for College and Beyond
Janis Brody (2000)

Doors Open from Both Sides
Margo Woodacre, Steffany Bane (2001)

How to Help Your Teenager Find the Right Career
Charles Shield (1995)

Helping Your First Year Student Succed: A Guide for Parents
Richard H. Mullendore, Cathie Hatch (2000)

A Parents Guide to Sex, Drugs, and Flunking Out: Answers to the Questions Your College Student Doesn't Want You to Ask
Joel Epstein (2001)

Getting Ready for College
Polly Berent

The Ultimate College Survival Guide
Janet Farrar Worthington, Ronald T. Farrar

How to Get the Most Out of College
Nancy Scholssberg, Arthur Chickering

Rising Millenials Face Worldview Conflict
Shirley A. Carson (2002)

Words to Live By: A Journal of Wisdom for Someone You Love
Emily Marshall, Kate Marshall (2005)


For Students and Parents

Been There Should've Done That: 505 Tips for Making the Most of College
Suzette Tyler (1997)

College Rules!: How to Study, Survive and Succeed in College
Janet Farrar Worthington, Ronald Farrar (1995)

The University in Your Life
Jeffrey Gordon (1995)

Where's Dad Now That I Need Him? Surviving Away from Home
Betty Frandsen (1991)

Your College Experience: Strategies for Success
John N. Gardner, A. Jerome Jewler (2004)

100 Things Every College Freshman Ought to Know
William Disbro (1996)

101 Ways to Enjoy Life's Simple Pleasures
Donna Watson (1994)

Student Success: How to Succeed in College and Still Have Time for Your Friends
Timothy Walter, Al Siebert (1992)

Chicken Soup for the College Soul: Inspiring and Humorous Stories About College
Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger, Dan Clark, Jack Canfield (1999)

College 101: A First Year Reader
John D. Lawry (1998)

The Education of Character: Lessons for Beginners
Will Keim (1992)

If Life is a Game These are the Rules: 10 Rule for Being Human
Cherie Carter-Scott, Jack Canfield (1998)

 
Learning

Becoming a Master Student: Tools, Techniques, Hints, Ideas, Illustrations, Examples, Methods, Procedures, Processes, Skills, Resources, and Suggestions for Success
David Ellis (2000)

Improving Student Learning Skills (The Jossey-Bass Series in Higher Education)
Martha Maxwell PhD (1979)

The Power of Mindful Learning
Ellen J. Langer (1998)

Quantum Learning: Unleashing the Genius in You
Bobbi Deporter, Mike Hernacki (1992)

 
Online

College Parents of America
http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/index.html

Easing the Transition to College
http://ur.rutgers.edu/medrel/viewArticle.html?ArticleID=3321

How to Enjoy the Summer and Avoid a Clash With Your College Kids
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3079389/

Transition to College: Separation and Change for Parents and Students
http://www.aboutourkids.org/aboutour/articles/transitions.html