THE BEGINNING OF THE COLLEGE CIRCUS (ALMOST 6 YEARS AGO ALREADY!)

MORE COLLEGE PERSPECTIVE

“My mother made me take the SAT six times!” my son’s friend, Jake, announced almost four years ago in the back seat of the car I was driving. The backstory of this announcement was that our dear friend Jake was trying to get into Annapolis. His mom is one of the fiercest mama’s I know and if this was his goal, she was going to help make it happen.

Getting into Annapolis is no joke. It is a huge accomplishment and with a lot of hard…