Difficult roommates. Alcohol and drug use. Money matters. Academic pressure. Helping your college-bound child make healthy choices-in the midst of newfound freedoms and unprecedented excesses-presents an entirely new area of parenting challenges. Joel Epstein, a scholar and leader in the field of post-secondary student affairs, offers parents friendly and practical advice about assisting their children with the transition to college life.
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About the Author
Joel C. Epstein is the former Director of Special Projects and Senior Attorney for the U .S. Department of Education' s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention. He is currently a senior associate in the Health and Human Development Programs division at Education Development Center in Newton, Massachusetts. A frequent speaker and media commentator on student life and college parent issues, Joel also consults to colleges, schools, Greek organizations, and attorneys on policy and legal compliance, student safety , risk management, and media relations. Joel's prior writing has considered topics ranging from the law of student safety to residential crime prevention, criminal prosecution, and environmental protection. A graduate of the University of Michigan and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.Joel lives in the Boston area with his wife and three children.
Table of Contents
|1||The Right School for Your Child--and You||1|
|2||Paying for College and Getting What You Pay For||29|
|3||Choosing a Course of Study and Other Academic Concerns||45|
|4||Living the Student Life||55|
|5||Bottles, Kegs, and Other Vices||85|
|6||Health Is Academic||113|
|7||Safe and Sound||139|
|9||Your Head and What's Ahead||167|
|10||Resources for Parents||173|
|About the Author||215|