Listing of Helpful Resources

College parenting isn’t easy. But there’s plenty of help out there. Beyond reading College Parent Central articles and listening to the podcast, the books below offer advice that will help you navigate the process of parenting your student to and through college (and beyond!) Choose one — or two — or more –  and get started!

We have reviewed most of these books and related resources on College Parent Central, and we wouldn’t include them here if we didn’t think they offered significant value.

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Please note that some of the links below are ”affiliate links.” At no additional cost to you, College Parent Central receives a commission if you decide to make a purchase. We think it’s only fair to let you know that.

Book Topics Legend:

Highly Recommended If time is short, start here!

Parenting during high school and college Learn about your role in supporting your student

Admission and financial aid The process can be overwhelming. These books can help

For students – health and success What matters in college.

Post college and career And then they graduate. Make sure they’re ready.

Other Helpful Resources for Parents of College Students

Beyond books, here are some resources and tools that can help you as you navigate the college parenting years.

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