Reading and Resources for the Transition to College

For Students

The Naked Roommate and 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College. Cohen, Harlan

Do Your Laundry or You’ll Die Alone, Blades, Becky

The Freshman Survival Guide: Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between. Bradbury-Haehl, Nora

How to Become a Straight-A Student, Newport C. (helpful for students to learn from other students on being academically successful while maintaining an active social life in college)

GREAT VIDEO about the sometimes difficult transition to college made by a freshman at Cornell

. . . . . and the follow up article she wrote as a sophomore:

For Parents

Letting Go. Coburn, Karen Levin and Treeger, Madge Lawrence

College Success Guaranteed 2.0: 5 Rules for Parents. Gauld, Malcolm

The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives. Stixrud, William

The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only: A Parent’s Guide to the New College Experience. Cohen, Harlan

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