The eldest of our five grand-kids, Kasey (yes, named after Ernest Thayer's poem "Casey at the Bat" ) is now 11 years old and has for years proclaimed her intention to go to college—not just any college, but Stanford University. Admission requirements and affordability...
The athletic department at Michigan State University invited me to participate in their orientation for parents of incoming freshman athletes. These parents were no ordinary group. With this presentation, I got as much as I gave—and then some. It was comforting to be again reassured that PARENTS GET IT.
I am this week returning to Albion to help put in place an outreach to parents and their college-bound students so that upon graduation they are positioned to use their degree for career success.