Sending Your Child to College: The Prepared Parent's Operational Manual (Paperback)

The Prepared Parent's Operational Manual

By Marie Carr, Katharine Carr, Ann Carr

Dicmar Publishing, 9780933165168, 260pp.

Publication Date: April 15, 2009



Marie and her three college daughters have written an indispensable, easy-to-read book for transitioning to college. This updated and expanded edition has 40 pages of new material explaining everything that parents need to know but most colleges won't be telling them. Chapters are devoted to safety, greening, privacy laws and how they impact the amount of information a college will be able to tell you, paying tuition bills you'll never see, managing a sick child no longer at home and guaranteeing you'll have a say if hospitalized, health care proxies, protecting your child's possessions, dorm insurance, identity theft, hidden college costs, budgeting and more.There are many steps between receiving the acceptance letter and saying goodbye at the dorm or airport. The Carrs guide you with clear, concise instructions, organization charts and forms. Tips and shopping lists are provided allowing one to plan ahead, be eco-friendly, save time and money and make the most of these exciting years.