View Single Post
Old 01-23-2013, 11:57 AM   #49
Bionic Poster
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 32,366

Originally Posted by kumar157 View Post
Two coaches who raised very successful kids,both academically and athletically, told me that sport has helped in their kids studies. It may be true but I don't want to experiment any further by making them play more or less.
I know a girl who took all possible AP courses, had a GPA of 4.2 or something like that, and is now studying science in Berkeley. She was on her high school tennis team and played at least 2 hours a day, plus all the matches.

My son is just coping with two AP courses this year, and I try to keep it realistic. He is on top of one course, but hanging in there in the second. Every child is different, that is why no point in giving in to peer pressure.
sureshs is online now   Reply With Quote