Failing successfully in high school


Charlotte Observer newspaper columnist Lee Bierer publishes a regular column known as “Countdown to College.”  She does a great job keeping high school students and their parents informed about the college application and placement process.

Students meet with Anne Shandley, Cannon School's Director of College Counseling

Students meet with Anne Shandley, Cannon School’s Director of College Counseling

An independent college adviser herself, Bierer understands the pace of the college search process — and her columns are always insightful and timely.

A recent Bierer column caught my attention with the headline “Who wants to talk about their failures?”

Great question!

As Bierer points out, college applicants completing the Common Application Prompt No. 2 should be prepared to respond.

Read more at “Who wants to talk about their failures?”

Cannon School is a JrK-12 independent school located in Concord, NC.