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Additional Resources for Parents

To further assist you in helping your student the Office of Career Services has compiled a list of publications to help both you and them with the college transition and career development.

  • Helping Your First-Year College Student Succeed: A Guide for Parents
    Richard H. Mullendore & Cathie Hatch
  • Career Coaching Your Kids: Guiding Your Child Through the Process of Career Discovery
    David H. Montross, Theresa E. Kane and Robert J. Ginn, Jr.
  • When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parents' Survival Guide
    Carol Barkin
  • Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
    Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller
  • Parents' Guide to College Life: 181 Straight Answers on Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years
    Robin Raskin
  • Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years
    Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger
  • You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
    Marjorie Savage
  • The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life
    Laura Kastner & Jennifer Wyatt
  • The Parent’s Crash Course in Career Planning: Helping Your College Student Succeed Marica B. Harris & Sharon L. Jones
  • Best Jobs for the 21st Century
    Michael Farr & Laurence Shatkin
  • Career Patterns: A Kaleidoscope of Possibilities
    Liz Harris-Tuck
  • College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors
    Neeta Fogg
  • 25 Jobs That Have It All
    Ferguson Publishing
  • Major in Success: Make College Easier, Fire Up Your Dreams and Get a Great Job
    Patrick Combs
  • Majoring in the Rest of Your Life: College and Career Secrets for Students
    Carol Carter & Lynn Quitman Troyka
  • Quick Guide to College Majors and Careers
    Laurence Shatkin
  • What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changers
    Richard Nelson Bolles

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