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Suggested Readings for Parents

Many parents have found the following list of books helpful in preparing for and dealing with adjusting to their student's new life in college:

  • A New Beginning:  A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshman
    By: Kaye Bernard
  • And Suddenly They’re Gone:  What Parents Need to Know About the Empty Nest
    By: Patricia Olson
  • Been There Should’ve Done That
    By:  Suzette Tyler
  • Been There Should’ve Done That:  More Tips for Making the Most of College
    By:  Suzette Tyler
  • Confessions of a College Freshman
    By:  Zach Arrington
  • Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to College
    By: Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
  • Generations
    By: N. Howe and W. Strauss
  • Guide to the College Experience
    By: Jacqueline Kiermana MacKay and Wanda Johnson
  • In Addition to Tuition:  The Parent’s Survival Guide to the Freshman Year
    By:  Marian Edelmen Borden
  • Let the Journey Begin:  A Parent’s Monthly Guide to the College Experience
    By: Jacqueline MacKay and Wanda Ingram
  • Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years
    By Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
  • Letting Go:  A Parent's Guide to Understanding Today’s College Experience
    By Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
  • Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation
    By: N. Howe and W. Strauss
  • Millennials Go to College
    By: N. Howe and W. Strauss
  • When Your Kids go to College: A Parent's Guide to Changing Relationships
    By: Barbara Newman and Philip Newman
  • You’re on Your Own (But I’m Here if You Need Me):  Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
    By: Marjorie Savage

Available for purchase at the Salisbury University bookstore:

  • A Family Guide to Academic Advising
    By: Donald C. Smith and Virginia N. Gordon