Acceptance Letters: Parents, college and letting go
Hometown — Tully, New York
Elizabeth Weinstein is a freelance writer. She lives with her husband, Steve Shahan, in Tully, New York. Their daughter graduated from Kenyon in May 2015, and their son is a senior and the executive editor of the Kenyon Collegian.
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.