Where will these ‘unentitled’ kids go to college?

To the editor: Sacred are the high school college counselors and teachers who mentor their students during their lunch breaks, after school and on their Thanksgiving break such as Lynda McGee, the college counselor at Downtown Magnets. (“The unentitled kids: California’s new generation of star college applicants,” Dec. 29)

It is heartening to read that students are encouraged to apply to the “well-regarded but more attainable alternative” colleges in lieu of the hyper-competitive colleges. Each student featured in this article deserves a chance to step onto a college campus, wearing a sweatshirt emblazoned with the college’s name.

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