College Acceptance

Here Are 6 Helpful Lessons I Learned

Three of my five kids applied to college needing very little parental oversight. My husband and I read their application essays, took them to visit campuses, and helped with their final decisions.

My other two kids? One missed the deadline to apply for scholarship money. The other received an invitation to apply for a scholarship (and didn’t tell us), and then never applied for the scholarship because the application was “too long.”

College admissions are about as predictable as winning the lottery, and just as impersonal.

Ground in reality, and set realistic expectations early on.

College Acceptance: Here Are 6 Helpful Lessons I Learned

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