The following books, which have been recommended by staff and/or parents, can help you to learn more about the college experience. Many of them focus on first year adjustment issues for both students and parents.
Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money by Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
Empty Nest…Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College by Andrea Van Steenhouse
The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting them Grow up by Barbara K. Hofer and Abigail Sullivan Moore
Let the Journey Begin: A Parent’s Monthly Guide to the College Experience* by Jacqueline Kiernan MacKay and Wanda Johnson Ingram
Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years, 5th Edition by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
Making the Most of College—Students Speak their Minds by Richard J. Light
Parents Guide to College and Careers: How to Help, Not Hover by Barbara Cooke
Studying Smart—Time Management for College Students by Diana Schart-Hunt and Pam Hait
You're On Your Own (but I'm here if you need me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years by Marjorie Savage
*Available in the Providence College bookstore.