YCBK 243: Elite colleges quiet fight to favor alumni kids [Transcript]
YCBK 245: The testing predators have beat the ACT & the College Board

YCBK 244: Dr. Christina Boyd: Navigating a B/C student with ADD through the college process

In this week’s episode you will hear

In this episode you will hear: Announcements – Interview Dr. Christina Boyd-Smith

  • Christina Boyd-Smith gives her backstory
  • Christina discussed when she realized her son had ADD
  • Christina and Lisa, two high achievers with doctorates share examples of how hard it was to accept their kids modest grades and their outlook on school
  • Lisa and Christina’s self awareness and transparency about their areas for growth as a parent make this a compelling interview
  • Christina talks about the challenges and the triumphs of navigating a B/C through the College process.
  • Christina differentiates between the self-destructive kid vs the kid who beats to their own drum.

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