Recommended Reading

Online Resources

 The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counseling (CERIC) provides a guide for parents.

The Decade After High School: A Parent's Guide - CERIC

Print Resources

All three of the following books may be found at:
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition 
University of South Carolina

A Family Guide to Academic Advising
Donald C. Smith & Virginia N. Gordon
2008

Empowering Parents of First-Year College Students: A Guide for Success
Richard Mullendore & Leslie Banahan
2007

The following books are available through most major booksellers:

Parent's Guide to College and Careers: How to Help, Not Hover
Barbara Cooke
2010

Making College Count: A Real World Look at How to Succeed In and After College
Patrick S. O'Brien
2010

Hand-Me-Down Dreams: How Families Influence Our Career Paths & How We Can Reclaim Them
Mary H. Jacobsen
2010

The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up
Barbara K. Hofer & Abigail Sullivan Moore
2010

Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn
2009

Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting Into College
Sally P. Springer & Jon Reider
2009

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