Recommended Reading for Parents
(From the University of South Carolina's Career Center's Web site)
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has an excellent career development Web site for college students and their parents.
To further assist you in helping your student with the college transition and career development, a list of recommended publications follows.
The Decade After High School: A Parent's Guide - CERIC
* Empowering Parents of First-Year College Students: A Guide for Success
* All three of the above books may be found at:
Sharon Jones & Marcia Harris
Career Coaching Your Kids: Guiding Your Child Through the Process of Career Discovery
David H. Montross, Theresa E. Kane & Robert J. Ginn, Jr.
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
I'll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students
Margo E. Woodacre Bane & Steffany Bane
Parents' Guide to College Life: 181 Straight Answers on Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years
Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn
You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During
the College Years
The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life
Jennifer Wyatt & Laura Kastner
Three Rivers Press
25 Ways to Make College Pay Off: Advice for Anxious Parents from a Professor
Who's Seen It All
Office of Career Services / Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement