Dr. Jon Reider, director of college counseling at San Francisco University High School and former admissions officer at Stanford University, led an informational seminar for parents of profoundly gifted students considering early college entrance.
The following are questions presented to the participants by Dr. Reider at the beginning of the seminar:
The following points emerged from the discussion:
The important part about college for everyone, and especially for children of this caliber, is to sustain their intellectual enthusiasm, not to search only for a name brand or prestigious college.
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