College visits

  One of the questions that comes up over and over is when should we do college visits, and how important are they? Here’s the thing, not everyone has the time or money required to visit every school on their list. Sometimes I think it’s more for facebook bragging rights than for meaningful visits to […]

The Extremes of Helicopter Parenting

If you are anything like me the “Operation Varsity Blues” college racketeering scandal completely sucked me in yesterday. Cheating, bribery, faked learning disabilities; it’s helicopter parenting at its most extreme. While the FBI papers read like a Riverdale episode, what struck me was the lengths parents were willing to go to. Not for their kids, […]