“BEYOND THE GPA” ::: KIDS NEED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT THEY CARE ABOUT, WHAT THEY’RE GOOD AT, AND WHAT THEY LOVE TO DO
Many kids and parents (at least in some parts of the world) are obsessed with getting into the “right” college—or any college—believing that having a college degree will determine the kids’ future success. But while getting into (and hopefully out the other end of) college still has its importance, there’s now a lot more to success in life in the future than college.
What all parents and kids need to realize is that it is far more important is that all kids be able to answer these three questions:
What problems in the world do I care about?
What strengths do I have that will help me address those problems?
What do I love to do?