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.
Empty Nest…Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College
by Andrea Van Steenhouse
Let the Journey Begin: A Parent’s Monthly Guide to the College Experience*
by Jacqueline Kiernan MacKay and Wanda Johnson Ingram
Making the Most of College—Students Speak their Minds
by Richard J. Light
Parents’ Guide To College Life
by Robin Raskin
Studying Smart—Time Management for College Students
by Diana Schart-Hunt and Pam Hait
When Kids Go To College
by Barbara M. Newman and Philip R. Newman
*Available in the Providence College bookstore.