Are “helicopter” kids more successful?

When moms write their kids’ college essays and pitch a fit in order to get a grade raised, that may well improve a young person’s chances of getting into the school of their choice. But will that make you more successful at work?

Blogger Lenore Skenazy, of Free Range Kids, fielded a question from a parent who was seeing these so-called helicoptered kids getting into better schools. Was she doing it wrong, the commenter wanted to know?
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  1. I agree with your assessment that they are not more successful. I think that success is more dependent on the skills you possess and your tact and judgement than on the achievements of your past or the prestige of the university that issued your diploma.

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