Hundreds of thousands of parents are flooding college campuses, decorating dorm rooms, eating lunch at the student union and driving back to an emptier home-- for the first time. To talk through the mix of emotions that parents are experiencing, and the best way to prepare for this life-changing event, we turn to family psychiatrist Alan Manevitz. And for context we check in with Sandra Markt-Reardon. She’s just driven her last kid off to college.
Dr. Allan Manevitz, Family psychiatrist, at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He’s been treating parents and students facing this emotional ride.
Sandra Markt-Reardon, who drove her son to college over the weekend. He is the last kid to leave home.