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College Ready 2023 Edition: Expert Advice for Parents to Simplify the College Transition by Chelsea Petree Ph.D, Kristin Austin Ph.D, et al. (March 18, 2023) | Two & Four-Year Standard Family Plan purchases receive a FREE copy with their Maverick Parent & Family Association Membership 

You're on Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years (Revised and Updated Edition) Marjorie Savage (2020)

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)

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)



Certain times in the academic year tend to be universally challenging to students. Parents who understand the ups and downs are better able to help their students succeed.

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