Why Apply to More Colleges If You've Found THE One?

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I am planning to be a criminal justice major, with a focus on forensics. My parents agreed that John Jay would be the best college choice for me because of its focus on this field. My parents were talking to a few other parents who told them they're crazy for letting me focus all my efforts on John Jay because I am ranked first in my class and have high scores. Now my parents are saying I need to apply to a few of the Ivy League schools and some other colleges that these parents convinced them would be better for me. I don't agree. Should I apply anyway and then just go to John Jay if I get in? It seems like a waste of MY time and not really theirs.

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