This brief text includes innovative features and activities to help parents deal with the issues they and their children face during the first year of college. Let the Journey Begin highlights the ongoing process of adjustment and is structured in eight sections to reflect the school year cycle. Features of the text include student and parent reflection, guided journal entries, checklists, problems and solutions, and explanations of college terms.
1. Transitions, Transitions, Transitions 2. Orientation FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 3. Ready or Not: June, July, and August 4. Reality Sets In: September 5. The Balancing Act: October and November 6. Facing Finals, Family Holidays, and Semester Break: December and January 7. Staying on Track: February, March, and April 8. My How You've Grown! May Appendix A. Learning the Language Appendix B. Campus Resources Appendix C. Useful Web Sites for Parents