this is a bit of a different post for CC,
but i'm getting really annoyed with my parents.
for a year they've been pushing me to apply to MIT (even though i don't want to be an engineer...at all. its the one career im dead set against) and we argue about it on a weekly basis. where i explain why mit is wrong for me, and they explain how graduating from mit means job security.
for me, mit is completely the wrong fit, and they don't get that. all they see are those three prestigious letters.
but the fights keep getting worse and worse even though the deadline for mit apps passed a few weeks ago. today was one of the worst fights we've had and ended with my dad telling me that only getting into brown or duke would be considered a "failure", which made me extremely mad because i love both schools and would give almost anything to attend either.
how am i supposed to stop this? ive tried reasoning with them and explaining why its not the right school for me (to which they keep telling me to stop being stubborn and "see the bigger picture). i even gave mit a chance and visited over the summer, to appease them.
i put up with this for a while cuz i thought it would go away once the deadline passed, but it STILL hasn't gotten better. if anything, it's gotten worse.
what am i supposed to do?