One of the “secrets” I tell my art school students is that beyond their first interview, their…
marjorie steele
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Thanks for the read and response Marjorie. I could not agree more.

I watch parents worry and try to control outcomes. I listen to stories of why one college is better than another. I see puffed chests and bewildered looks and — I wonder — is there enough time and attention spent on helping kids recognize their interests and potential calling(s)?

Do their choices have to be safe and put them in a box?

Gosh I hope not.

The woman who cuts my hair has a degree in education. Within a year of teaching, she decided it was not her calling. She’s now a happy hair stylist. It cost her a lot of money to find that out.

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