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First-Year Experience Program
Reading List for Families of First-Year College Students


Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger. 2003 4th Edition

Doors Open From Both Sides: The Off-to-College Guide From Two Points of View: Parents and Students
Margo E. Bane Woodacre, MSW and Steffany Bane

Words To Live By: A Journal of Wisdom for Someone You Love
Emily and Kate Marshall 2005 Broadway Books

Youre On Your Own (But Im Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
Marjorie Savage 2003 Fireside
When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parents Survival Guide
Carol Barkin 1999 Avon

Empty Nest...Full Heart - The Journey from Home to College.
Van Steenhouse, Andrea, PhD. 1998

Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College
Pasick, Patricia, M.ed., PhD. 1998

How to Help Your Teenager Find the Right Career
Shields, Charles 1995

In Addition to Tuition: The Parents Survival Guide to Freshman Year of College
Edelman Borden M, & Keams, Elise. 1996

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

When Kids Go to College: A Parents Guide to Changing Relationships
Newman, Barbara, & Newman, Philip. 2002

When Your Kids Go to College
Lucantoni, Salvi & Michael Hunt. 2002

A New Beginning: A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen
McGary, Kaye B. 2001

Chicken Soup for the College Soul: Inspiring Humourous Stories About College
Canfield J, Hansen MV, Clark D, & Kirberger, K. 1999

The Debt-Free Graduate: How to Survive College or University Without Going Broke
Murray Baker 1996

Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
Johnson, Helen and Christine Schelhas-Miller 2000

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

Where's Dad Now That I Need Him?: Surviving Away From Home
Betty Frandsen 1991

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

When Kids Go Home: A Parent's Guide to Changing Relationships
Barbara M. Newman and Philip R. Newman



Last Updated: March 16, 2009