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Suggested Reading

You may want additional and general resources to help you support your student’s academic success and personal development. Many authors have written research-based and practitioner-based books with the information you need.

We encourage you to take a look at these selections for more information.

Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money
by Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller

Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College
by Andrea Van Steenhouse, PhD

Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Today’s College Experience
by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger

Parents’ Guide to College Life: 181 Straight Answers on Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years
by Robin Baskin

The Parent’s Crash Course in Career Planning (2008 edition)
by Marcia B. Harris & Sharon L. Jones

You’re On Your Own (but I’m here if you need me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
by Marjorie Savage


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