Helpful Internet Links for Parents:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Arnette coined the term "Emerging Adults" to characterize the developmental stage typical of many of today's college aged students. He has written extensively on the topic. See http://www.jeffreyarnett.com/articles.htm
  • College Parents of America is a comprehensive one-stop-shop for guidance as you and your student travel to and through college. See http://www.collegeparents.org/
  • The Jed Foundation is dedicated to reducing suicide and emotional distress in college students through programming for students, parents and campus professionals. See http://www.jedfoundation.org/

Popular Books for Parents of College Students:

  • You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years by Marjorie Savage (2003)
  • Don't Tell Me What To Do: Just Send Money, by Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller, (2011)
  • Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years, by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger (2009)

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