Julie Lythcott-Haim on College Rankings

My youngest child is off to college in the fall. So it was with interest that I watched this brief interview with Julie Lythcott-Haim, previously an admissions officer at Stanford. She’s been hammering on the problem of overparenting for some years now (see her book HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT), and she speaks to this problem in the interview.

But her comments about college rankings are worth underscoring (the interview that follows begins at the point where she addresses college rankings):