Tips On Raising Kids Ready For Ivy League CollegesBy Audri Taylors, UniversityHerald Reporter
Parents always want the best for their children, especially when it comes to getting quality education. They would give all the necessary tools in order for them to succeed, and start planning where he will go to college and what career to choose. To that end, many parents also consider the odds of gaining entrance to Ivy League institutions that are known for their academics and reputation.
While it is true that nothing can really guarantee that their children will be accepted because it is really difficult to get into everyone's dream school, you might find these tips helpful.
Start investing for college early
The earlier the student starts investing for his college, the better the chance of acceptance, according to Saving for College. The four years a student spends in high school to get good grades, and joining meaningful extracurricular activities can pay off when the application time comes.
While it is natural for parents to make their children feel safe and comfortable all the time, they also have to let them become independent and figure things out on their own, according to Fox News. This is how their independence, perseverance and maturity will reflect when they start applying for college. This does not mean that you have to let your children suffer but allow them to face challenges that they can handle to transform them to problem solvers.
Lead in certain areas of excellence or areas of their passion
Student need to recognize certain skills that set them apart from others and encourage them to excel in these things. And in order to help your child, they should be exposed to as many opportunities as possible while they were young and be the ultimate support they need should they decide on the path they want to follow.