When was the last time you were uncomfortable?
I mean really uncomfortable?
Adults might answer, public speaking, small talk, admitting you were wrong, or disagreeing with your boss. Teens might say, being without my phone, being somewhere that I don’t know anyone, or talking to a teacher.
Today, our guest, Ross Mankuta, offers his tips, tales, and lessons on how teaching your child to be present,be open-minded, and be willing to explore and be uncomfortable is the best preparation for the college admission process. And if YOU, as the Parent, can find a way to teach your child to do all of that, well, my friends, you are raising a courageous doer and college-bound teen!
As the Director of College Counseling, Ross discusses Early Action, Early Decision, and the reality of applying to highly competitive institutions. Ross also offers surprising tales of two of his most memorable students and applicants. Ross truly puts the Community in his school, Milken Community School.