Each week College Scoops shares interesting articles we have read throughout the week.
This week (and I am sure we will hear a lot more in the weeks to come) has been consumed with Operation Varsity Blues. We could debate how to fix the system for hours, days, and weeks but we know something has to change.
- Have you heard of Z-Listing?
- Lawsuits filed by students at elite schools.
- Parental involvement before, during, and after college.
We need to let our kids advocate for themselves. We need to let them fail and get back up. We need to let them learn and grow on their own without our constant input and guidance. We need to listen more. We need to support them from afar. Julie-Lythcott-Haims, an author and former dean of freshman at Stanford, compared it to teaching your child to drive. “You start out in the driver’s seat with the goal to end up in the back seat.”