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Say to Melissa and Lacey do you -- -- is a theory out that if you major in something.
And in doing this was speaking of families in high school a high school kids who have to make decision he'll do for a living is -- -- base to walk out with a bachelor's degree.
Absolutely something absolutely I think we need to be able to do and it starts with -- -- but it never ends as -- story about the -- you've taken right right so if you -- in sports management.
And you try every year and your 23 music this is not for me.
I wanna go and say 08 luxury fashion PR in that interview you just need to be able to say.
Look this is what it shows this is what I've learned this is what I bring to the table if you can do that I don't think there's any players.
Hold your major against who would I get from your book and talking on and off the Mike is it you've got it you have to learn.
That this is your life and take responsibility -- in -- will be on -- parents or two in and they had kids that are Smart.
But not resourceful.
I don't understand this is -- -- this is their life Sears today is the perfect storm every parent is is frightened about what the future holds for ticket especially right now you look at the economy wanna give them something something -- the -- -- in the world that you think is gonna guarantee good life the best -- that life.
Well apparently want to give a -- that at the same time.
Adulthood is -- and it's time in a panic it's time to leave and that's the it's the kind of perfect storm senior I think for the parents are trying to make this one last thing happen.
And the kids are trying to figure out how to make it happen for themselves unfortunately often kids -- had parents open a lot of doors for them.
A willing to sit back and -- and openness wants him.
I think that comes back to haunt them when -- guess a college maybe after college I think that's a tricky and well armed.
The most Melissa I don't know -- kids so young.
My kids as a young but it's funny eight.
-- was living on the West Coast and I was making a break to change my entire life you know I had decided I was done with Hollywood I was done with LA that.
I think based soc for what it was it was I was I was breaking out of breaking -- going somewhere else entirely so it's interesting that you say that it comes down to this struggle.
Between parents and the kids and who's gonna drive.
You couldn't be more right.
I mean that is that is really true and there's something to be said for letting the kid drive at that point and really figure out the rest their lives.
And here's a violent it is for fifteen years.
When the kids are able to do that to step up whether they have to do it by slamming doors he had storming out of the house of -- candidate do it by making -- compelling case of their parents.
When they take control the application process and they write those essayist.
In their own voices really intent on what they want admissions offices take notice does it always -- Darnell of course not but these kids do a whole lot -- -- So when I say run -- 90% of my kids got in their first choice school over -- course of that ten years from 98 to 2008.
It's not rocket -- these are kids figured out what they want I I am gonna make a break I'm gonna go do this thank.
And they need a compelling case of the schools on their own behalf of their own voice and it worked and we see a lot of people with money -- -- Book Q did you via private your private first I was very young I was married so you had a lot of privilege clients I did I see.
C universal to think that their parents were doing a lot for them is that not the universal of course not I mean -- average parent is not -- -- -- more likely than.
But I do you think the sort of parent who hired me there's our selection by -- right the sort of parent who hired me was probably more likely be looking for.
Any -- up.
But they can possibly come by is -- thing is those kids had already gone to extraordinary school they already had amazing networks.
What -- what are we trying to give them you know that they don't already have what we should be working on his resilience.
Confidence -- -- the willingness to fail.
Right instead it's no we're gonna get -- you know because that's her Grand Island for your gonna go and -- -- -- So I I came in -- -- at a challenging time in just no doubt about it so.
What's the role of the masters program do you believe in today's climate to make yourself more marketable a graduate degree I I think a graduate degrees the national stricker.
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I mean whether it's a masters or whether it is am.
-- I -- you're going to business school meteor and a law school and we're going to something I do think that so many people are applying to colleges and going to good colleges.
And and they all networks thank -- -- in a lot of ways collapse so employers are looking for people who have really been able to clear a lot of hurdles.
And if you get into good college one of the things -- tells an employer is.
I -- -- it right he -- -- graduate school and also 2000 player I got selected adding a lot of times they pushed their HR decisions by proxy.
-- under the school's it's insisting Melissa.
You do a lot on jobs right now and happy I -- you I you know I disagree I -- Because I think that the student debt problem is so overwhelming right now actually that then you end up with people who it did dad is driving their decision about where they work in the future and when I talk to CEOs and have been in on my show.
I feel like they say they're looking for scrappy individuals who have been out there fighting and that your resume and where you've -- speaks more than where you went to college and a special.
You spend that time -- hiding in graduate Norway and Italy vs being out there that makes you happy.
Because that was my experience -- yeah beings in my life and I'm happy to hear.
-- -- Crawford wrote a book it's her first one but I imagine it's going to be many more -- early decision go out and get a especially if your kid during high school.
Let's get a sneak up body demise of the -- more for them and what's -- take over.
I am in -- Back -- this -- you're there you -- your hole and it.
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