The D1 offer we had has been rescinded and we don’t have any D1 or D2 offers on the table. He’s being recruited hard by some academically excellent D3 schools, but we don’t want to take out the loans necessary to pay the $40,000 per year it’s going to cost to send him to those. We don’t know anything about prep schools, but we’re not interested in hearing about them. We’d go to a prep school if a D1 school told us to, but we’re not interested in hearing about prep school options that could be free or lead to a Patriot or Ivy League offer.
This in September of her child’s senior year from an otherwise seemingly intelligent, organized, thoughtful mother whose child who is a very, very good student.