University of Vermont


For Families

Helpful Resources


  • When Your Kid Goes To College: A Parent's Survival Guide, by Carol Barkin, 1999.
  • Getting Ready for College: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go From Bike Locks to Laundry Baskets, Financial Aide to Health Care, By Polly Berent, 2003.
  • Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years, by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger, 1997.
  • The Happiest Kid on Campus: Parent's Guide to the Very Best College Experience, By Harlan Cohen, 2010.
  • Don't Tell Me What To Do: Just Send Money, by Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller, 2000.
  • You're on Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years, By Marjorie Savage, 2009.

Web Sites

Note: Much of the material above was adapted from the web sites at George Washington University and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

UVM Resources

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