Apr 03

Advice College Admissions Officers Give Their Own Kids

“Here are some of the questions she plans to ask her own kid:

  • Do you like the idea of being the smartest student in your class or surrounded by really smart kids?
  • Is it important to find a specific course of study or to have a wide range of options?
  • Do you like the idea of meeting five new people a day or finding five people who will be your friends for life?…

‘My wife and I have tried to give our kids some air and room to breathe growing up. We never checked their homework or felt like their schooling was a family project….’

Applicants do not need to tick off a laundry list of engagement in every field, like art, music, sports, Mr. Schmill explains. ‘M.I.T., and other highly selective colleges, want students who prioritize quality over quantity.'” Click here to read more.

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