Summary: I wrote a piece for the Oct. 7, 2012, Boston Globe magazine about the rise in enrollment in Advanced Placement classes and how that has led to a troubling trend in competitive high schools. The highest-achieving students compete to see just how many AP classes they can pack into their schedule, a move they think will impress college admissions officers. But does it? Click on the link below to read the article, the cover story that week.
A new Mom in my 40s, I live in the Boston area with my husband Pavlik and our son Simon. Writing is my main gig. I’m also a flutist and singer. An adventure seeker, I love to bike, snow ski, and roller blade. I wish I had more time for scuba diving.
Favorite saying: When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. – artist Georgia O’Keeffe