The Delusion of Meritocracy and the Culture of Entitlement

The Delusion of Meritocracy and the Culture of Entitlement

When I read the “admission-gate” scandal – I read it from multiple perspectives – as a university professor, as a psychologist, as a parent of college and high school age children, and as a person who writes about narcissism and entitlement.

College planning guide for parents: How to help with applications

College planning guide for parents: How to help with applications

Her older son is now a happy student at a private liberal arts college, and her younger son, a high school senior, is "ecstatic," Carstens told TODAY Parents, to be attending the University of Texas in the fall.

Julia Roberts comments on college cheating scandal and why she finds it so 'sad'

Julia Roberts comments on college cheating scandal and why she finds it so 'sad'

Count Julia Roberts among the many who are appalled at the college admissions cheating scheme that has made national headlines in the last week and resulted in charges against 50 people, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.

Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Thompson Won't Put True 'in the Middle'

Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Thompson Won't Put True 'in the Middle'

Khloe Kardashian, True Thompson and Tristan Thompson. Khloé Kardashian opened up about raising her 11-month-old daughter, True, with Tristan Thompson after the NBA player’s cheating scandal. “Khloé stayed with Tristan because of True, hoping to be a family forever.”.

What Do I Say to My Sons About the College Scandal?

What Do I Say to My Sons About the College Scandal?

As a mom with two teenage boys heading towards college applications and as a psychologist who does evaluations for kids with learning difficulties (who often need accommodations for testing/college), I have been thinking a lot about the situation.

Disgusted by the College Admissions Scandal?

Disgusted by the College Admissions Scandal?

As a pediatrician working with adolescents and their parents for more than thirty years, my days are often spent looking to build on the strengths of children by fostering their resilience. Help Them Build Resilience by Letting Them Fail Of course, we all want our children to succeed.

Parent: I'm ticked off by the college admissions scandal — and all parents should be

Parent: I'm ticked off by the college admissions scandal — and all parents should be

More: What we know about Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin's daughter caught up in admissions scandal But there are scads of other powerful people on the list of those charged in the case, which involves accusations of paying bribes to get kids into top-flight colleges.

College admissions scandal: Is the system broken?

College admissions scandal: Is the system broken?

While the FBI investigation suggests that the school admissions process is not the meritocracy it is supposed to be, Ruhle suggests one fix.

Khloe Is Trying to Get Along With Ex Tristan for Daughter True

Khloe Is Trying to Get Along With Ex Tristan for Daughter True

When the Good American founder, 34, found out that the father of her child, 27, had cheated on her with her sister Kylie Jenner ’s longtime best friend, Jordyn Woods , she felt “disappointed” and “so betrayed,” a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly .

Khloe Kardashian Says More Kids Would Make Her ‘More Complete’

Khloe Kardashian Says More Kids Would Make Her ‘More Complete’

I love her so much and I’m so complete because of her!” she replied, referring to daughter True, 8 months, with boyfriend Tristan Thompson .