When college parents whine…

In a Sunday Washington Post essay, a former UVA admissions officer reveals a shocking fact: It's not so much the rejected applicants who call to complain when they don't get accepted– it's the parents."Between 8:30 a.m. and noon on the morning of April 5, 2005," writes Marjorie A. Schiff, "I answered 18 decision-related phone calls– 16 from parents, one from a guidance counselor, and only one from an actual applicant.
She goes on to note that while most rejected students "have realistic expectations" of the admissions process, the same cannot always be said of the pushy parents.

2 comments

"People used to getting their way don't. Righteous indignation and whining ensues. Film at 11."

ok, i don't really have any film. sorry.