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Valerie Strauss' blog at washingtonpost.com today features a re-posted "rant" from a college admissions counselor in Massachusetts about college-bound kids and their parents. The blog was originally posted on the listserv for the National Association for College Admission Counseling. I thought it was kind of interesting.
From the blog:
"The truth is that most kids in this country go to State U's, that many Nobel Prize winners came out of small denominational schools with tiny menus of course offerings, that freshman who enter college with the most common designated major 'undecided' seem to find their way."
To read the full blog go here.