Saturday, April 14, 2012

The T-shirt sign

We recently came back from touring some colleges/universities with our kids.

My son is a junior in high school and our daughter is a sophomore.

I read an article some time ago that reported kids can usually tell within eleven minutes of the start of a college tour if the school "feels right."

The positive T-shirt sign is another way of knowing their interest.

If there's no desire to go to the college bookstore after the tour to purchase a T-shirt, we've found that the school is no longer seriously being considered.

It's a nice non-verbal clue.

No explanation is needed. If the school, for whatever reason, is a bust, why would one possibly want to wear a T-shirt?

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