Essays have been written. Campus tours taken. Applications submitted. Conversations had. The deafening silence is in full force.
At the end of January 2016, Harvard GSE’s Making Caring Common Project published a report called Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good through College Admissions. This post addresses this report.
Students talk to me often about the stresses of college prep. The time spent searching, writing, self-exploring, talking about expectations, fielding questions from family members…
Beginning earlier each year high schoolers from around the nation buy books, access google, and call their friends in hopes of finding their “dream” college.