Lowering your expectations is not the answer.
Do your child a favour. Think bigger and bolder.
on June 1st, when panic truly sets in. Will my kid pass? Do we need a rescue operation?
Until late April there was this idea "We still have time." But now we don't.
They end up thinking their kid just can't do any better.
Fact is: 95% can do much better.
It may be a perfectly normal motivation crisis. Puberty's a bitch.
Others are under challenged or on the wrong track.
Consider peer mentoring. Gary's story below shows how much that can achieve.
Consider a new start, giving your kid the chance to find its own strengths.
Statistically, the chance to earn a grant for one of the most prestigious universities is five times higher for a young individual who had to find his/her calling first than for any of the youngsters who always had a smooth ride.
Here's more on that!