At Sidwell Friends, the high school of Chelsea Clinton and the Obama children, college counselors find themselves besieged by Ivy-obsessed families. reports
Admissions bloodsport at Sidwell Friends as parents berate counselors and anonymously slag other people's kids to damage their chances at an elite college. It's part of a much larger sickness of scarcity and precarity.
This is wild and confirms a quote from a father of a 2019 Sidwell grad who recently complained: all this money and my daughter is “only” going to the U. of Wisconsin. ⁦⁩ sums up our obsession with selective schools.
No one who has met people who went to sidwell could be surprised by anything in here
Hi! Are you a parent or student or teacher or counselor at Sidwell Friends? I'd love to hear more from you.
if this hed isn't an instaclick for you then we are fundamentally different people
Where we’re at: parents at one of Washington’s most elite private schools had to be told to stop secretly recording conversations with college counselors and spreading rumors about other students, via
Thank you ⁦⁩ for this report on the depravity of the 1% Look how helpless and neutered this school head is. Escort these hideous people to the gate and get rid of them. Otherwise your “community values” are meaningless.
⁩’s coverage of Sidwell Friends’ college counselors besieged by Ivy-obsessed families in light of admissions scandals. ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
When private school parents go wild: "In January, the head of school, Bryan Garman, sent a remarkable letter to parents of seniors in which he demanded that they stop 'the verbal assault of employees.'” Read
It ain't easy being a college counselor these days -- especially at Sidwell Friends, apparently (from )
Where the elite aren’t really elite.