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College Parent Centralinformation for the parents of college students. This site is designed to give you information, and food for thought, about college and about specific aspects of parenting a college student.

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Emerging Adulthood Second Edition by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Emerging Adulthood: the Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Ph.D.  ISBN 978-0195309379

“Engaging….informative and insightful….charts a new terrain that is only likely to grow in the 21st century. His sense of optimism and advocacy for young adults are infectious. This work is likely to help build a field of scholarship that is urgently needed to renovate policies, programs and general understanding of the lengthy and arduous process of becoming an adult in American society.”–The Washington Post


Getting to 30 by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett and Elizabeth Fishel

Getting to 30: A Parent’s Guide to the 20-Something Years by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Fishel  ISBN 978-0761179665

“Highly readable and informative . . . A must-read for 50-something parents.” ―Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Huffington Post

“A timely guide for parents who are navigating their children’s transition to adulthood—helpful, hopeful, and engaging.” —Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development, Teachers College, Columbia University