My goal is to be admitted to a school that will give me a strong foundation in my academic interests, my career goals, and especially challenge me. The college seminars combined with a level of pressure about college admission college pressure at Lab School make college admission, especially where one is admitted, seem like an ultimate lifetime goal.
Not everyone needs to attend college to obtain a good job. But for most college continues to be the principal route to a good life. It's time now for a national conversation between community colleges and public and private four-year colleges and universities about how to create a pipeline that offers a pathway for minorities, especially black students.