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[–] hmimperialtortie 14 points (+14|-0)

I hope she makes it and has lots of support!

[–] wack 11 points (+11|-0)

Particularly the support, I couldn't imagine sending a 12 year old to college when she hasn't had the time to properly mature emotionally with peers, especially since it appears she's been home-schooled in order to finish high school this early.

[–] Mississes 5 points (+5|-0) Edited

This may be controversial to say, but I think it would be better for her development as a whole human being if she were not placed into college until she's a few years older than she is at the very least. Too often we sacrifice these prodigies' social-emotional development for their intellectual development.

[–] [Deleted] 2 points (+2|-0)

Yes, I know many prodigies struggle emotionally. I hope she will be OK

[–] Circles 8 points (+8|-0)

Extremely impressive! I think she has a very bright future ahead.

[–] holy_santo 7 points (+7|-0)

I’m kind of conflicted on stories like this. Of course she’s brilliant and that’s wonderful, but how will she be socially supported? I’m not sure if this is accurate, but I just picture her in a college classroom and feel like it would be so awkward for her, and hinder her social development. How can that be supplemented?