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You’re On Your Own, But I’m Here if You Need Me book coverYou’re On Your Own, But I’m Here if You Need Me: Mentoring Your Child During the College Years (available in the WMU Bookstore)
Marjorie Savage
Simon & Schuster (2009).

Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money book cover Don’t Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
St. Martin’s Griffin (2011).

Letting Go book coverLetting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Teeger
Quill Publishing; Fourth Edition (2009).


I'll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students [Paperback]
Margo E. Woodacre Bane and Steffany Bane  Sourcebooks (2006).

Web-based resources - a website built by the U.S. Department of Education in collaboration with students to help you reach your college dream. It includes a special section for parents/family on this Web site with valuable information about why college is important and how to help your student find financial resources to get to college.

College Parents of America