Acceptance Letters: Parents, college and letting go

Posted in January 2014

Our Quixotic Quests for Utopia U.

By Anna Duke Reach on January 13, 2014

It took me seven years of college searches with my three very different (I know you know) children to learn a basic rule: that virtual reality is just as valid a part of the search process  as test scores, grades, and tuition expenses. Over these years, I’ve come to accept that my parental role is like that of Sancho Panza to Don Quixote, listening hard and believing the impossible until I share a vision of each student’s dream.