ERIC Number: ED399737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
How Can I Help My Gifted Child Plan for College?
ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD.
This guide provides parents of gifted children with information on how to assist their child in preparing for college. The guide discusses characteristics of gifted students that may affect college planning. These are: multiple talents, idealistic thinking, sensitivity to expectations, and isolation from other gifted students. The guide identifies the college preparation steps that gifted students should take during the secondary years, explains how these students can explore possible career paths, and offers recommendations on how parents can help their gifted child find an appropriate college. A list of organizations and electronic resources that offer information about gifted students and college planning is provided. (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD.
Note: Based on the book, "College Planning for Gifted Students," by Sandra Berger.