Misinformed Parents Navigating Admissions

It never ceases to boggle our minds how truly misinformed parents navigating the churning waters of elite college admissions can be. Irrespective of their own educational pedigree, the prestige of their children’s high school, or their children’s academic prowess, most parents simply don’t understand the highly selective college admissions process. … 

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Parents and College Admissions Process

Parents need to know when they’re overstepping their bounds in the college admissions process. We recently read a piece that described a scenario in which a parent dropped off an envelope with $1,000 in it at a college admissions office. Presumably most of our readers are smarter than this parent. … 

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