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Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date June 28, 2016
Binding Prebinding
Edition 6
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780606389273
ISBN-10 060638927X
Original list price $29.40
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The sixth edition of this classic parents' guide and college orientation staple has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the realities of college today. For more than a decade, Letting Go has provided hundreds of thousands of parents with valuable insights, information, comfort, and guidance throughout the emotional and social changes of their children's college years-from the senior year in high school through college graduation. Based on research and real life experience, and recommended by colleges and universities around the country, Letting Go, Sixth Edition , has been updated and revised, offering even more insightful, practical, and up-to-date information. In this era of constant communication, this edition tackles the challenge facing parents: finding the balance between staying connected and letting go. When should parents encourage independence? When should they intervene? What issues of identity and intimacy await students? What are normal feelings of disorientation and loneliness for students-and for parents? What is different about today's college environment? What new concerns about safety, health and wellness, and stress will affect incoming classes? A timeless resource, Letting Go, Sixth Edition , is an indispensable book that parents can depend on and turn to for all of their questions and concerns regarding sending their children to college.

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6 edition from William Morrow & Co (June 28, 2016); titled "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years"
9780062400567 | details & prices | 448 pages | 5.31 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | List price $16.99
5th edition from Perennial (March 1, 2009); titled "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years"
9780061665738 | details & prices | 448 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.74 lbs | List price $14.99
4th edition from Quill (April 1, 2003); titled "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years"
9780060521264 | details & prices | 368 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Thoroughly revised and updated, a popular guide for parents to dealing with their feelings during their children's time away at college advises them about when to encourage their children's independence and when to come to the rescue, covering such issues as academic pressures, and homesickness to alcohol abuse and credit card debt.
With Jo Ashburn | 3rd rev&up edition from Perennial (July 1, 1997)
9780060952440 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.00
This edition also contains Grim Fandango: Prima's Official Strategy Guide
About: Explains how college students assume adult responsibilities
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6 edition from Turtleback Books (June 28, 2016); titled "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years"
9780606389273 | details & prices | List price $29.40

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