NYT: Preschool Application Essay Is The New LSAT - Daddy Types
How To Write A Preschool Application Essay
Remember back in the good old days when all it took to get your twins into the 92nd St Y's preschool was $1 million and a letter of recommendation from Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill, your boss's boss's boss's boss? Well, thank disgraced telecom analyst Jack Grubman for ruining it for the rest of us. Now, according to this NY Times article, parents actually have to actually pay attention to the preschool application essay.
It does seem like this angst-inducing story could have been written at any time in the last ten years--and it probably has been--but of course, I didn't have a horse in the race until now. [Actually, since the kid will only be 2.5 in the fall, which is below most schools' 3yo minimum, we only found one preschool we liked enough to apply to.]