The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

Further resources and reading for The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

These are suggested resources and reading for The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition carefully selected by the author, Tina L. Quick

Transition Dynamics
A consultancy serving the international expatriate and repatriate community.

A non-profit organization that serves as an active global community of third culture kid (TCK) adults and youth across geographical boundaries.

A division of TCKid that offers training programs and teleclasses featuring TCK experts.

Interchange Institute
A not for profit research organization whose mission is to promote dialogue and facilitate understanding between people who move to a new country and their new communities.

College with Confidence
A comprehensive psychotherapy service that supports parents and young adults through the college experience, and provides seminars, teleconferences, and consultations for individuals and organizations involved in the teen-to-adult transition.

Interaction International
Develops programs, services, and publications to provide and contribute to an on-going flow of care that meets the needs of TCKs and internationally mobile families.

Campus Calm and Half of US
Two websites for and about students that address mental health issues such as depression, suicide, anxiety, stress, eating disorders, cutting, and drug and alcohol abuse on college campuses.;

My TCKid
Website for TCKs of all ages to connect and find belonging. Features chats, forums, blogs and affinity groups.

College Board
Website offering information pertaining to U.S. colleges and universities.

Website offering information pertaining to Canadian universities.

Study Canada
Website offering information pertaining to Canadian universities.

TCK World
The first and oldest TCK website full of information and resources.

Military Brats
Site specific to children whose parent(s) work for the military.

MK Planet
Site specific to children of missionary parents.

Site dedicated to the concerns of children of missionary parents.

An organization and magazine for those people associated with American overseas schools.

International Family Transitions
Website of Tina L. Quick, author of "The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition" which offers information, resources, trainings and advice.

"Third Culture Kids: Growing up among worlds"
Revised edition of the first book ever written about third culture kids. It is the definitive resource for and about TCKs and ATCKs.

"Raising Global Nomads"
A comprehensive examination of the challenges of parenting abroad. Full of advice and experience for the parent of globally mobile children.

Interact Magazine
A magazine for TCKs, their parents, caregivers and educators who deal with the challenges TCKs face.

"The Art of Crossing Cultures"
Addresses many of the most important issues of cultural adjustment and how to develop adaptive strategies.

"Survival Kit for Overseas Living"
A practical guide for effectively transitioning to another culture.

"The Art of Coming Home"
Offers solid advice for reducing the stress of repatriation.

"Letting Go, A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years"
A practical guide to assist parents with the emotional and social changes of the college years.

"Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada"
Provides detailed, practical advice for succeeding in and outside the classroom.

"What to Expect When Your Child Leaves for College: A Complete Guide for Parents Only
Helps parents prepare for the college leaving experience and how to cope with the transition.

"Sending Your Child to College: The Prepared Parents Operational Manual"
Written by a mother and her three daughters, this book explains everything parents need to know but colleges do not necessarily tell you.

"Home Keeps Moving"
Follows Heidi and her missionary family on their many moves through the eyes of a Third Culture Kid.

"Expat Teens Talk"
Peers, parents and professionals offer support, advice and solutions in response to expat life challenges as shared by expat teens.


"It's about time this book was written. It is a long-overdue guide for university students facing re-entry..."

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