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Parent Information
Did you know that young adults seek career advice and approval most often from their parents?  Take a look at some of the information below to see  how you can best support your student.

Parent Information:

Understanding the Differences Between High School and College:

Books for Parents of College Students

  • Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years, by Coburn and Treeger
  • Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money:  The Essential Parenting Guide to College Years, by Johnson and Schelhas-Miller
  • You're on Your Own But I'm Here if You Need Me, by Marjorie Savage
  • Helping Your First-Year College Student Succeed: A Guide for Parents, by Mullendore
  • Let the Journey Begin: A Parent's Monthly Guide to the College Experiences, by MacKay and Ingram

Resources for Undocumented Students

Palomar Community College District 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069-1487 Telephone:  (760) 744-1150