MParents: Recommended Readings : Your New Student

Your New Student

Recommended Readings

Throughout the different stages of raising your child, there have been books to help you along the way. Here are a few books to help you as you begin your journey into this next transition—the transition to college.

  • Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College, by Patricia Pasick

  • Don’t Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years, by Helen Johnson

  • Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years, by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Teeger

  • The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life, by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt

  • You’re On Your Own, But I’m Here if You Need Me: Mentoring Your Child During the College Years, by Marjorie Savage

  • When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent’s Survival Guide, by Carol Barkin