Publications for Parents


Great Jobs Great Lives: A Study of More than 30,000 College Graduates Across the U.S., The 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index Report

Bye-Bye Birdies: Sending The Kids Away to College, By Claire Potter, Chronicle of Higher Education

'Snowplow parents' overly involved in college students' lives, By Bella English, The Boston Globe

A Manual for 'Helicopter Parents' to Land Their Aircraft, By Lionel Anderson, New York Times


Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to College (Revised and Updated Edition)
Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller (2011)

Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger (2009)

You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
Marjorie Savage (2009)

Getting the Best Out of College: A Professor, a Dean, & a Student Tell You How to Maximize Your Experience
Peter Feaver, Sue Wasiolek, Anne Crossman (2008)

College Survival Tips for Parents: Fostering Growth and Independence in Your Kids
Ceil Hall (2008)

25 Ways to Make College Pay Off: Advice for Anxious Parents from a Professor Who's Seen It All
Bill Coplin (2007)

The Parent's Crash Course in Career Planning: Helping your College Student Succeed
Marcia B. Harris and Sharon L. Jones (2007)

I’ll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students
Margo E. Woodacre Bane and Stephanie Bane (2006)

Parents’ Guide to College Life: 181 Straight Answers on Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years
Robin Baskin (2006)

My Freshman Year: What A Professor Learned by Becoming A Student
Rebekah Nathan (2006)

Navigating Your Freshman Year: How to Make the Leap to College Life-and Land on Your Feet
Students Helping Students (2005)

Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey From Home to College
Andrea Van Steenhouse (2002)

Bringing Home the Laundry: Effective Parenting for College and Beyond
Janis Brody (2001)