Acceptance Letters: Parents, college and letting go

Cultivating Opportunities at Kenyon

By Dan Collison on April 25, 2017

A good college provides ample opportunities for young people to discover where and how they might fit in and contribute. Of course, part of the challenge is in taking the leap and seeing what works and what doesn’t — effort and struggle are an expected part of the game.

It's All Greek to Kenyon

By Elizabeth Weinstein on November 2, 2016

Upending our vague assumptions is one of the best reasons to go to college, of course, so as their mother, I’m glad for both our kids that there is a Greek presence at Kenyon. You know it’s the right college when you realize you have become part of something bigger than yourself and that you do things there you couldn’t do anywhere else.

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