Parent Guide > Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail
Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail" by Angel B. Pérez.
In the informational text "Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail," dean of admissions Angel B. Pérez discusses what colleges are really looking for and offers his surprising take on the importance of failure.
As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"What is the goal of education?" and "Why do people succeed?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this opinion article at home:
- What was "Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail" About
- What did you learn about? About Resilience & Success?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: