Preparing for College

Pros and Cons of Disclosing Skipped Grade

Question: My child skipped a grade early on and is now in a highly competitive high school program doing extremely well academically and socially. In fact, his high school doesn't know he skipped. We didn't tell them because of the stereotypical reaction many people have.

Should he disclose this info when he applies for college since he will be turning 17 just when applications are due? Should a teacher or guidance counselor mention it? Would colleges even notice that he's young for grade?

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