Sep 2019

Parents, chill

By Joanne Jacobs

Friday, actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in jail, a $30,000 fine and 250 hours of community service for bribing an admissions consultant to raise her older daughter’s SAT scores. She apologized to her daughter, who is not starting college this year.

The pressure to get into the best (most selective) college is very real, especially for the children of well-to-do parents, writes Michael Horn of the Christensen Institute.

Yet many students go to college without thinking about what they hope to accomplish, Horn and co-author Bob Moesta write in Choosing College.


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