As parents help their teenagers sift through college acceptances, probably the last thing on their minds is what their children’s circumstances will look like several years after college. But long-term success, however one chooses to define it, is really what it’s all about.
Ralph Gardner Jr.
Hometown — New York City, New York
Ralph Gardner is a New York-based writer and the Wall Street Journal’s former Urban Gardner columnist. His daughter Lucy graduated from Kenyon in 2011 and Gracie in 2016.