It is the time of the year for early decisions from colleges. The SAT scores are in and checks have been written by beleaguered parents, for all those college applications. We all hope that our children will not go too far from home but we put on a brave face as we drive – or fly – to visit college campuses. We hope and pray that the financial aid packages will match the hope that we see in our children’s eyes.
But what do you do if your child decides that the most elite college in the world has not met their expectations. A set of parents in England experienced this feeling when their child wrote a letter to Oxford University. Their daughter wrote, “I realise you may be disappointed by this decision,” Nowell continued, “but you were in competition with many fantastic universities and following your interview I am afraid you do not quite meet the standard of the universities I will be considering.”
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