A Star Is Born
Forget about making mud pies. Today’s children are groomed and primed for success from an early age, writes
So where were you? A friend who missed a social occasion explained that she had to support her daughter, who was being grilled by a panel of people in suits. “It’s a second interview, so it’s really important,” Sylvia said. I replied: “But your daughter’s two years old.” Yes, it’s now harder to get into a kindergarten than to become CEO of a major investment bank.
I was shaking my head over that conversation when a reader forwarded me a résumé sent to a school in China. It was filled with professional achievements, although it belonged to a very small boy.
This was getting ridiculous. What