Montana State University

Parent & Family Association

Montana State University
P.O. Box 174220
Bozeman, MT 59717

Tel: (406) 994-7359
Fax: (406) 994-5931
Location: SUB 174

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Suggested Reading

Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College
By Patricia Pasick. 
W.W. Norton & Company. 1998.
264 pages, paperback

Bringing Home the Laundry: Effective Parenting for College and Beyond
By: Janis Brody.
Taylor Publishing Company. 2001.
227 pages, paperback 

Confessions of a College Freshman: A Survival Guide for Dorm Life, Biology Lab, the Cafeteria, and Other First-Year Adventures
By: Zach Arrington.
RiverOak Publishing. 2001.
253 pages, paperback 

Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money : The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
By: Helen E. Johnson  and Christine Schelhas-Miller.
St. Martin’s Press. 2000.
368 pages, paperback 

Empty Nest ... Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College
By: Andrea Van Steenhouse.
Simpler Life Press. 2002.
183 pages, paperback
Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before
By: Jean M. Twenge. PhD.
Simon & Schuster Adult. 2007.
304 pages, paperback

Getting Ready for College: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go From Bike Locks to Laundry Baskets, Financial Aid to Health Care
By: Polly Berent.
Random house Publishing. 2003.
224 pages, paperback

I'll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students
By: Margo E. Woodacre Bane and Steffany Bane.
Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006  .
226 pages, paperback

In Addition to Tuition: The Parents' Survival Guide to Freshman Year of College
By: Marian Edelman Borden, Mary Anne Burlinson, and Elsie R. Kearns.
Facts on File, Inc. 1996. 
183 pages, paperback.

The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life
By: Laura Kastner  and Jennifer Wyatt.
Crown Publishing Group. 2002.
224 pages, paperback

Let The Journey Begin: A Parent's Monthly Guide to the College Experience
By: Jacqueline Kiernan MacKay and Wanda Johnson Ingram.
Cengage Publishing. 2001.
160 pages, paperback

Letting Go: A Parents Guide to Understanding the College Years (Fourth Edition)
By: Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
HarperCollins Publishers. 2003.
448 pages, paperback

Life During College: Your Guide to Success
By: Life After Graduation.
Life After Graduation, Llc. 2005.
192 pages, paperback

Living the College Life: Real Students Real Experiences. Real Advice.
By: Kenneth Paulsen.
Wiley, John & Sons, Inc. 2005.
255 pages, paperback

Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
By: Richard Light.
Harvard University Press. 2004 
242 pages, paperback

My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student
By: Rebekah Nathan.
Penguin Group. 2006.
208 pages, paperback

The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College (2nd Edition)
By: Harlan Cohen.
Sourcebooks, Inc. 2005. 
464 pages, paperback
A New Beginning: A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen
Kate Bernard McGarry.
Survival in College Press. 2001.
40 pages, paperback

Parents' Guide to College Life: 181 Straight Answers on Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years
By: Robin Raskin.
Random House Information Group. 2006.
242 pages, paperback

A Parents Guide to Sex, Drugs and Flunking Out: Answers to the Questions Your College Students Doesn’t Want You to Ask
By: Joel Epstein.
Hazelden Publishing. 2001.
232 pages, paperback

Paying for College Without Going Broke (2011 Edition)
By: Kalman Chany, Princeton Review
Random House Information Group. 2010.
352 pages, paperback

She’s Leaving Home: Letting Go As Daughter Goes to College
By: Connie Jones
Andrews McMeel Publishing. 2002.
160 pages, hardcover

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parents' Survival Guide
By Carol Barkin.
Harper Collins. 1999.
192 pages, paperback

You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
By: Marjorie Savage.
Simon & Schuster Adult. 2009.
352 pages, paperback