Last night, my nearly thirteen year old wanted to know when she should have an idea about which college she wanted to go to. We know some kids who are juniors, so the subject seems fascinating to her on several levels….how could they be old enough? How could I ever be old enough? Then, she wanted to know what was important, besides grades and test scores, to be accepted.
We talked about being well-rounded and showing commitment over time to the pursuits she would choose, both personal ones and worldly ones. She mentioned a Community Service elective she would select the next time she could.
This reminded me of a woman I know (Click here) …for any adults looking to get involved….