The Naked Roommate - For Parents Only: A Parent's Guide to the Very Best College Experience (For You and Your Child)

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Sourcebooks, Incorporated, 2012 - Education - 478 pages
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If your child is starting life in college, there's a surprise around every corner...

But that doesn't mean you can't be prepared! The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only is a witty and wise guide to everything you need to know about the college experience. Harlan Cohen, America's most trusted college life expert, delivers the best advice, facts, stats, tips, and stories from parents, students, and experts across the country to ensure that you and your child will have an incredible and meaningful college experience.

The Summer Before

  • What, when, and how to prepare
  • The emotional roller coaster

Calling, Texting, and Facebooking

  • New ways to keep in touch
  • How much is too much

To A or Not to B

  • Professors, grades, and actually going to class
  • When to step in (and when not to)

Paying the Bills

  • Financial aid tricks and tips
  • Budgets, books, and the best campus jobs

The First Few Months

  • Move-in, roommates, and homesickness
  • What not to do when you're missing them

Keeping Them Safe

  • Drinking, partying, and other things your kid might not be doing
  • Knowing your campus support resources

HARLAN COHEN is the author of The Naked Roommate , the bestselling student guide to college life, and Dad's Pregnant Too. His advice column "Help Me, Harlan!" is distributed by King Features Syndicate. He is a speaker who has visited more than four hundred college campuses. Visit www.NakedRoommateForParents.com Visit Harlan at www.HelpMeHarlan.com

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Must read for every parent of a college freshman!!!!! Read full review

About the author (2012)

Harlan Cohen is one of the most widely read and respected syndicated advice columnists for people in their teens and twenties. His column, 'Help Me, Harlan!,' is distributed by King Features Syndicate. Harlan regularly tours high school and college campuses giving presentations to students, professionals and parents. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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