Without a peep out of me. Without a whisper of an idea. I had nothing to do with it.
But Eldest? He needed letters of recommendations from teachers to include with his Common App. And one of the deadlines was absolutely ludicrous. But his current and former teachers rose to the occasion. Even when the system crashed for them. They persevered. And they submitted those letters in time.
And you know what that lad of mine did? He went out and bought the teachers gifts. All on his own. No encouragement from me.
If that doesn’t make him college-worthy, I’m not entirely sure what does.