Preparing for College

College Admissions Stress, Prestige, and Our Kids

The end-of-year holidays are stressful for me. I'm a big introvert, so I'm uncomfortable when forced out of my normal low profile, quiescent mode. I do most of my communication remotely, via Internet and telephone. Anyway, my point here is stress.

I was a high school sophomore in the early '60s. (Yeah, I'm older than dirt.) All those decades ago, my buddies and I didn't have even a small percentage of the apparent stress high schoolers have on them today. Who's to blame? Look in the mirror, Mom and Dad

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