That is, if they can’t apply without Mommy, how will they hold a quarterly earnings conference call with hostile investors, or argue a case in front of a judge?
Parents who are tethered to their children continue to hover over the graduate admissions process — and beyond. They routinely swarm business school tours in the fall and admittance weekends in the spring. Some even show up at law school recruitment fairs, minus the child.
If you ever, ever catch me acting like this, shoot me.
What ever happened to teaching self-reliance?
Step back, helicopter parents, for your kids’ sakes.