We are trying to determine whether Skidmore should be on S21’s list of schools. If it were, it would be a reach for him. Given his ADHD challenges, we don’t want him to apply to a school where the workload/academic expectations are outside his ability, but we also know that selectivity of a college isn’t perfectly correlated with workload, that workload varies by major, etc.
Skidmore seems, on paper/website, like a great fit for him in so many ways, so we’re debating whether it could be worth visiting and applying to for him depending on how reachy it looks (which will depend, in part, of how the next few months go for him in terms of standardized testing and a particular award he is in the running for).
Could current/recent past parents of Skidmore students or Skidmore students themselves comment on the workload (context for the particular student would be great as well - major, high school experience, SATs, any learning challenges such as ADHD, etc.)