Today is SAT day -- our daughter's first. It's 6:10. "I don't know where her admission ticket is. Or the pencil sharpener I bought yesterday, or all those Number Two pencils. And her passport. I put all of that stuff together on my desk. Did someone move it?"
College and career readiness are essential to America's future. We must ensure that by the time our students graduate high school, they are prepared to succeed and to compete to be the best in the world.
The rich and powerful do not enjoy rejection, yet well-to-do New York City families continue to submit themselves to the always unpleasant, often humbling independent school admission gauntlet in record numbers. Why?