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Recommended Reading for Parents

 

The Naked Roomate: For Parents OnlyNaked Roommate: For Parents Only

by Harlan Cohen

The Happiest Kid on Campus gives parents everything they need to know about the experience they'll have as their child leaves for college, and what they can do to ensure that their child has an incredible and meaningful college experience.

 

 

 

The Happiest Kid on CampusHappiest Kid on Campus

by Harlan Cohen

If your child is beginning life in college, there's a surprise around every corner... But that doesn't mean you can't be prepared! The Happiest Kid on Campus is a witty and wise guide to everything you need to know about the college experience.

 

 

 

Dollars & Sense for College Students or How Not to Run Out of Money by Midterms

by Ellen Braitman, publ. Random House

Whether you're just heading off to school or counting down the days to graduation, Dollars & Sense for College Students will help you develop the smart habits and make the savvy decisions that will keep you out of financial trouble.

 

 

 

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

Brimming with humorous case examples and realistic dialogues, this comprehensive guide covers the fundamental college issues.

 

 

 

Fighting the freshman fifteen: A College Woman's Guide to Getting Real About Food and Keeping the Pounds Off

by Robyn Flipse, publ. Three Rivers Press

Written by a leading dietitian, along with two college-age women who have battled the "fifteen" themselves, this easy-to-ace guide will arm you with the information you need to make intelligent nutritional and lifestyle choices.

 

 

Getting Ready for College: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

by Polly Berent, publ. Random House

The ultimate easy-to-use guide to success for college-bound seniors, first-years and their parents. Polly Berent answers the questions you didn't know you would need to ask.

 

 

 

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years

by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger, publ. Quill

Based on real-life experiences, Letting Go offers compassionate, practical, and up-to-the-minute information to help parents with the emotional and social changes of the college years.

 

 

 

You're On Your Own (but I'm here if you need me)

by Marjorie Savage, publ. Simon & Schuster

You're On Your Own helps parents identify the boundaries between necessary involvement and respect for their child's independence. Savage, a parent herself, empathizes with moms and dads and offers advice on wide-ranging issues.